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How to identify clock skew on Element storage or management nodes

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Applies to

  • Element Management Node (mNode) - any version
  • NetApp storage nodes running Element Software - any version


Clock skew (misaligned internal clock times between two systems) can cause various issues in an Element Software context, including:

This article describes how to determine whether a given mNode or cluster of Element storage nodes is experiencing clock skew, either between storage nodes in the Element cluster or between an mNode and its associated storage cluster(s).


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