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Failed to setup the interface information in bootarg

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Applies to

  • MetroCluster IP
  • ONTAP 9
  • AFF-A300
  • AFF-A800


Whilst configuring new MetroCluster nodes, you encounter an error whilst trying to configure the MetroCluster IP interfaces.
ClusterA::> metrocluster configuration-settings interface show
DR                                                                    Config
Group Cluster Node    Network Address Netmask         Gateway         State
----- ------- ------- --------------- --------------- --------------- ---------
2     ClusterA ClusterA-01
                 Home Port: e1a
               -               delete-interface
              Error: Failed to delete interface on node "ClusterA-a2" port
              "e1a" in cluster "ClusterA". Reason: Failed to delete the
              interface information in bootarg.
                 Home Port: e1b
               -               create-interface
              Error: Failed to create an interface for port "e1b" node
              "ClusterA-01" in cluster "ClusterA". Reason: Failed to setup the
              interface information in bootarg.
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