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ONTAP Select node boot error Waiting for requisite number of Mailboxes

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Applies to

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


  • One or both OTS cluster nodes are down and inaccessible.
  • When you open the vCenter console for each Select Node VM, one or both show a boot loader message Waiting for requisite number of Mailboxes. Press Ctrl-C.
    • Deploy UI may display the following error:page cannot be found" or "502 Bad Gateway.
    • Logging in to the Deploy UI (either through console or SSH) the following error may be displayed:

NetApp ONTAP Select Deploy Utility.
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Deploy API service is currently not available. (Press Ctrl-C to continue to the shell)

Press Ctrl-C and run the following command : mediator show.

(ONTAPdeploy) mediator show
||78|str2dict| Exception while converting string to dict.Input string: <html>
<head><title>502 Bad Gateway</title></head>
<body bgcolor="white">
<center><h1>502 Bad Gateway</h1></center>

, Error:
||111|get_error_string| ApiException body: <html>
<head><title>502 Bad Gateway</title></head>
<body bgcolor="white">
<center><h1>502 Bad Gateway</h1></center>

Deploy API service unavailable. Try again later.


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