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LIF placement error due to network port issue

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Applies to

  • MetroCluster 

  • ONTAP 9 


  • LIF Placement Errors present in metrocluster check lif show:

                                             lif-placed-on-dr-node  ok 
                                             port-selection         warning 

  • EMS reporting network port issues:

Tue Jul 18 06:06:50 +0000 [ClusterM-01: vifmgr: vifmgr.lifmoved.linkdown:notice]: LIF lif_CIFS_Gent_1 (on virtual server 9), IP address, is being moved to node Cluster-02, port e0g-58. 
Tue Jul 18 06:06:50 +0000 [ClusterM-01: vifmgr: vifmgr.reach.noreach:notice]: Network port e0g-58 on node ClusterM-01 cannot reach its expected broadcast domain Default:BD_58. No other broadcast domains appear to be reachable from this port. 
Tue Jul 18 06:06:50 +0000 [ClusterM-01: vifmgr: vifmgr.reach.skipped:notice]: Network port e0g-58 on node ClusterM-01 was not scanned for reachability because it was administratively or operationally down at the time of the scan. 
Tue Jul 18 06:06:53 +0000 [ClusterM-01: vifmgr: vifmgr.portdown:notice]: A link

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