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FCP/FCoE LIF reports operationally down

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Applies to

  • FAS systems running ONTAP 9
  • Protocol FCP or FCoE

Issue

  • The storage system reports that one or more of the FCP LIFs have a status of administratively up and operationally down. Initiators are unable to connect to the affected LIFs or access LUNs presented by those LIFs.
  • New setup with NPIV enabled but can not see virtual port login

cluster1::> network interface show -data-protocol fcp
            Logical    Status     Network            Current       Current Is
Vserver     Interface  Admin/Oper Address/Mask       Node          Port    Home
----------- ---------- ---------- ------------------ ------------- ------- ----
fcp-svm
            fcp-lif-01-0e
                         up/up    20:01:00:a0:98:01:23:45
                                                     cluster1-01   0e      true
            fcp-lif-02-0e
                         up/up    20:02:00:a0:98:01:23:45
                                                     cluster1-02   0e      true
            fcp-lif-01-0f
                         up/down  20:03:00:a0:98:01:23:45
                                                     cluster1-01   0f      true
            fcp-lif-02-0f
                         up/down  20:04:00:a0:98:01:23:45
                                                     cluster1-02   0f      true
            fcp-lif-01-0g
                         up/down  20:05:00:a0:98:01:23:45
                                                     cluster1-01   0g      true
            fcp-lif-02-0g
                         up/down  20:06:00:a0:98:01:23:45
                                                     cluster1-02   0g      true

            fcp-lif-01-0h
                         up/down  20:07:00:a0:98:01:23:45
                                                     cluster1-01   0h      true

            fcp-lif-02-0h
                         up/down  20:08:00:a0:98:01:23:45
                                                     cluster1-02   0h      true

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