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NVIDIA 2100 Switch stays down during Metrocluster configuration

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Applies to

  • ONTAP 9
  • Metrocluster
  • X1151A SFP Adapter
  • X1146A SFP Adapter
  • Operating System Cumulus Linux 5.4
  • NVIDIA SN2100 Switch


  • After connecting supported copper cables to an NVIDIA SN2100 switch to a compatible adapter, local cluster setup can't be completed due to down ports:
  • ::> Network port show :

Node: Node01
Speed(Mbps) Health
Port IPspace Broadcast Domain Link MTU Admin/Oper Status
--------- ------------ ---------------- ---- ---- ----- ------ --------
e0M Default - up 1500 auto/1000 -
e0a Default - up 1500 auto/25000 -
e0b Default - up 1500 auto/25000 -
e0e Default - down 1500 auto/auto -
e0f Default - down 1500 auto/auto -
e0g Default - down 1500 auto/auto -
e0h Default - down 1500 auto/auto -
e3a Cluster - down 9000 cars/cars -
e3b Cluster - down 9000 cars/cars -
e4a Default - down 1500 auto/auto -
e4b Default - down 1500 auto/auto -

  • ::> network interface show:

::> net int show
(network interface show)
Logical Status Network Current Current Is
Vserver Interface Admin/Oper Address/Mask Node Port Home
----------- ---------- ---------- ------------------ ------------- ------- ----
clus1 up/down Node01 e3a true
clus2 up/down Node01 e3b true
mgmt1 up/up Node01 e0M true



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