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ONTAP Select cluster creation in Deploy is failing

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Applies to

  • NetApp ONTAP Select Deploy
  • NetApp ONTAP Select (OTS)


  • New Select HA cluster creation shows the following message in the Deploy CLI:
Error: command failed: 
Error during external mediator mailbox setup for local node the_node, 
Reason:Failed to find an unassigned mediator disk on node "the_node".
  • From Deploy sdotadmin_server.log
2022-06-02 13:30:02,828|DEBUG| 1125|114048||364|Updated <Job (CLUSTER_CREATE) running [id:ae88f742-xxx-11ec-b7d2-005056xxxx rid:114048 mod:2022-06-02 13:30:02.828385]> [failed:True] ONTAPClusterCreateJoinOperationFailed: ONTAP cluster create failed during cluster join operation on cluster "the_cluster". Reason: timeout('timed out').

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