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MetroCluster FC LIFs offline after switchover / switchback

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Applies to

  • Single Brocade Director SAN Switch
  • MetroCluster
  • ONTAP 9


After a switchover, the Disaster Recovery (DR) Sites FC LIFs are offline. 

During switchover, the FC LIF on the DR site logs in to the switch.

This is being refused by the switch, as it thinks the LIF on the Disaster Site is still up.


FCP target 0g reported a port configuration change. FDISC RJT - FDISC failed because a LS_RJT was received for virtual port

Switch log

NPIV port 7/18 has same Port WWN as old port 7/38 with pid 0x32d641 as part of duplicate Port WWN detection policy.





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