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Failed to bring aggregate online, Reason: Cannot online aggregate or plex (Licensing services are unavailable)

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Applies to

  • NetApp ONTAP Select
  • NetApp ONTAP Select Deploy
  • Licensing Services


ONTAP Select aggregate fail to come online due to unavailable Licensing Services

cluster::*> aggr online -aggregate aggr1
Error: command failed: Failed to bring aggregate "aggr1" online. Reason: Cannot online aggregate or plex (Licensing services are unavailable).

cluster::> license show-status
(system license show-status)
Status License Scope Detailed Status
--------- ------------------- --------- ----------------------
CapacityPool pool Pool: pool_331000xxx, Size: xTB, Remaining: yTB, Expiration: 12/9/20xx 23:59:59.
Due to insufficient capacity entitlements, aggregates will be prevented from being brought online

cluster::> set advanced
cluster::*> system license license-manager check
Node             Status
---------------  ------------------------------------------------------
cluster-01     License Manager (<deploy_ip>:443) is inaccessible (network_error).
cluster-02     License Manager (<deploy_ip>:443) is inaccessible (network_error).
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