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Ifgrp member ports show degraded while ifgrp shows reachable after upgrade to ONTAP 9.13.1

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Applies to

  • ONTAP 9.13.1
  • ONTAP 9.13.1P1
  • ONTAP 9.13.1P2
  • interface group (ifgrp)


  • ifgrp is healthy
    • and at least 1 member port is degraded due to l2_reachability
    • and at least 1 member port is healthy


::*> network port show
Node: node1
Port      IPspace      Broadcast Domain Link MTU  Admin/Oper  Status
--------- ------------ ---------------- ---- ---- ----------- --------
a0a       Default      Data             up   1500     -/-     healthy
a0a-100   Default      Data             up   1500     -/-     healthy
e0e       Default      -                up   1500  auto/10000 degraded
e0f       Default      -                up   1500  auto/10000 healthy

Note: Only member ports (e.g. e0e) are degraded, the ifgrp status and VLANs are healthy

::*> network port ifgrp show
        Port     Distribution                Active
Node    ifgrp    Function     MAC Address    Ports   Ports
------  -------  ------------ -------------- ------- ---------------
node1   a0a      ip           aa:bb:cc:dd:ee full    e0e,e0f

::> network port show -node node1 -port e0e -instance

Port: e0e
Link: up
MTU: 9000
Remote Device ID: Switch1
IPspace Name: Cluster
Broadcast Domain: Cluster
MTU Administrative: 9000
Port Health Status: degraded
Ignore Port Health Status: false
Port Health Degraded Reasons: l2_reachability

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