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Spare disk shows container type unknown after replacement

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Applies to

  • ONTAP 9


  • After disk replacement container type shows unknown, disk is assigned and shows as spare from sysconfig -r
RAID Disk Device   HA  SHELF BAY CHAN Pool Type  RPM  Used (MB/blks)   Phys (MB/blks)
--------- ------   ------------- ---- ---- ---- ----- --------------    --------------
Spare disks for block checksum
spare    0c.35.23 0c    35  23  SA:A   0   SSD   N/A 381304/780910592  381554/781422768
  • The disk is also only seen on 2 of the 4 expected paths for 2 nodes in Multipath-HA configuration in the storage disk show command output:
nonpfas100::> storage disk show -disk 5.35.23
Disk: 5.35.23
Container Type: unknown  
Owner/Home: node1 / node1
DR Home: -
Stack ID/Shelf/Bay: 5  / 35 / 23
LUN: 0
Array: N/A
Vendor: NETAPP
Model: X438_PHM2400MCTO
Serial Number: 3530XXXXXXXXX
UID: 500000000:2C000000:00000000:00000000:00000000:00000000:00000000:00000000:00000000:00000000
BPS: 520
Physical Size: 372.6GB
Position: present
Checksum Compatibility: block
Aggregate: -
Plex: -
LUN  Initiator Side        Target Side                                                                              Link
Controller         Initiator     ID  Switch Port           Switch Port           Acc Use  Target Port              TPGN    Speed      I/O KB/s          IOPS
------------------ ---------  -----  --------------------  --------------------  --- ---  -----------------------  ------  -------  ------------  ------------
node02         3b             0  N/A                   N/A                   AO  INU  500003962c88298a             37  12 Gb/S             0             0
node02         0c             0  N/A                   N/A                   AO  RDY  500003962c882989              6    12 Gb/S             0             0

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