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Failover not possible: unsynchronized log and "disk inventory not exchanged" after adding AFF A320 nodes to cluster

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Applies to

  • AFF A320
  • Switched cluster with existing non AFF A320 nodes
  • NX3232C cluster interconnect switch
  • NX3132Q-V cluster interconnect switch


  • Added one or more AFF-A320 HA pair to an existing cluster
  • AFF A320 nodes report takeover is disabled due to unsynchronized log in EMS:
monitor.globalStatus.critical: Controller failover of <node> is not possible: unsynchronized log.
cf.fsm.takeoverOfPartnerDisabled: Failover monitor: takeover of <node> disabled (unsynchronized log).
  • Output of storage failover show:

Waiting for <partner-node>, Takeover is not possible: Storage failover interconnect error, NVRAM log not synchronized, Disk inventory not exchanged


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