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Wafliron start failed with error The status files hosting volume could not be found

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Applies to

  • ONTAP 9
  • Wafliron


When attempting to run Wafliron with non-root status files, the command failed as below:

::*> aggr wafliron start -aggregate aggr2 -status-files-vserver svm1 -status-files-volume tempvol
Warning: Wafliron will cause aggregate "aggr2" and its associated volumes to be unmounted and remounted during the initial set of checks. Clients cannot access the affected volumes during this phase. 
Do you still want to continue? {y|n}: y
Warning: Aggregate "aggr2" is online and it may not be inconsistent. Use the "volume show" command to view information about the volume status. 
Do you still want to continue running wafliron? {y|n}: y
Warning: Aggregate "aggr2" is online and wafliron will not pause if it finds any inconsistency during mount. Offline the aggregate if you want to pause and review the inconsistencies found by wafliron during mount.
Do you want to continue? {y|n}: y
Error: command failed: Wafliron start failed on aggregate aggr2. Reason: The status files hosting volume "tempvol" could not be found. It is either offline or does not exist on the node "node-01"


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