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Switch is Unreachable over Management Network" after an AFF/FAS reboot in ONTAP 9.6 and Later

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Applies to

  • ONTAP 9.6 and Later
  • Following a reboot
    • normal reboot
    • HW replacement
    • ONTAP upgrade


  • After rebooting ONTAP Switch Monitoring is failing
cluster::> storage switch show -error

    Switch Name: Cisco_10.226.197.34
     Switch WWN: 2000547fee78f088
    Cisco_10.226.197.34(2000547fee78f088): Switch is Unreachable over Management Network.

    Switch Name: Cisco_10.226.197.35
     Switch WWN: 2000547fee78f0f0
    Cisco_10.226.197.35(2000547fee78f0f0): Switch is Unreachable over Management Network.

    Switch Name: Cisco_10.226.197.36
     Switch WWN: 2000547fee78efb0
    Cisco_10.226.197.36(2000547fee78efb0): Switch is Unreachable over Management Network.

    Switch Name: Cisco_10.226.197.37
     Switch WWN: 2000547fee78f0d8
    Cisco_10.226.197.37(2000547fee78f0d8): Switch is Unreachable over Management Network.

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