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Node unable to power ON after planned or unplanned shutdown

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Applies to

  • ONTAP 9
  • FAS / AFF Systems


  • After planned/unplanned node shutdown activity, the node is unable to power on (Boot Up).
  • SP is accessible via console cable and the system power status shows off:
SP> System power status
Power status: off
SP> system power on
SP> system console
  • When attempted to power on the node, the power stays off:
SP> system power on
SP> System power status
Power status: off
  • Reseat of the motherboard does not resolve the issue.

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