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Newly created luns not visible on the host end

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Applies to

  • ONTAP 9
  • Hyper-v host
  • VMware ESXi


  • Newly created LUNs not visible on the host end.
  • On the storage end, the luns could be seen online and mapped to the host.
  • fcp ping-igroup show displays zone-info-not-available

ncfascl111::> vserver fcp ping-igroup show -node ncfasndxxx|ncfasndxxx                          
          Igroup                     Logical    Node      Ping     Extended
Vserver   Name        WWPN           Interface  Name      Status   Status
--------- ----------- -------------- ---------- --------- -------- -----------
          ncvesx303   10:00:00:10:9b:a3:xx:xx ncfasndxxx_fc_lif_1_1 ncfasndxxx zone-info-not-available -
          ncvesx303   10:00:00:10:9b:a3:xx:xx ncfasndxxx_fc_lif_2_1 ncfasndxxx zone-info-not-available -
          ncvesx303   10:00:00:10:9b:a3:xx:xx ncfasndxxx_fc_lif_1_1 ncfasndxxx zone-info-not-available -

  • Verify igroup show -v command output and the initiator login status.
    • If the initiators were not logged in to the storage, this means that the host is not establishing the connection to storage.

ncfasclxxx::> igroup show ncvesx3xx -v
          Vserver Name: ncvsan01_xxx
           Igroup Name: ncvesx3xx
              Protocol: fcp
               OS Type: vmware
Portset Binding Igroup: fc_pset_1
           Igroup UUID: fc891184-5987-11ec-9985-00a098d6xxxx
                  ALUA: true
            Initiators: 10:00:00:90:fa:aa:xx:xx (not logged in)
10:00:00:90:fa:aa:xx:xx (not logged in)


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