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'vifmgr.reach.noreach' for e0M are reported repeatedly even if l2ping can reach to other ports in its Broadcast Domain

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Applies to

  • ONTAP 9
  • Network connectivity 


  • The following error is reported repeatedly in EMS-LOG-FILE.

vifmgr.reach.noreach:Network port e0M on node node1 cannot reach its expected broadcast domain Default:BroadcastDomain1. No other broadcast domains appear to be reachable from this port. 1-80-000011

  • l2ping can reach to other ports in the Broadcast Domain.

network l2ping -node node1 -i e0M -c 10 -mac [other port's mac address]
xx:xx:xx:xx:xx:xx is alive


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