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ONTAP NFS 4.x share mount fails with error NFS4ERR_STALE_CLIENTID

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Applies to

  • ONTAP 9.x 
  • NFSv4.x


  • Users receive error while mounting a  share via NFSv4.x . 

error: Backup search failed with error code 1. 
Error: Could not mount remote host (x.x.x.x:/share_name/), Error: 32!

  • NFS 4.x mount fail due to a stale session ID. You can see from the packet trace:
92 2021-03-26 00:59:08.480669 0.000735 x.x.x.x x.x.x.x NFS 258 192 3107327728 3640244884 0 V4 Call (Reply In 93) CREATE_SESSION 3107327728 ✓ 3640244884
93 2021-03-26 00:59:08.480706 0.000037 x.x.x.x x.x.x.x NFS 114 48 3640244884 3107327920 0 V4 Reply (Call In 92) CREATE_SESSION Status: NFS4ERR_STALE_CLIENTID 0.000037000 3640244884 ✓ 3107327920


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