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Unable to join node to cluster due to Unused cluster ports

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Applies to

  • ONTAP 9
  • FAS8300


  • Joining a node to a cluster results in the following error:
Trying to join cluster again as previous attempt
failed ....Error: Unused cluster ports exist in the cluster. One or more ports may not be in the "healthy" state, or may be
incorrectly assigned to the "Cluster" Ipspace. Run "network port show -ipspace Cluster" to view the cluster ports. Correct any
issues, and then try the command again.

Resolve the issue, then try the command again.


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