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Upgrade of ONTAP Select Deploy with DHCP active leases alters IP and  creates lengthy MAC

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Applies to


  • ONTAP Select Deploy
  • Upgrade from 9.7 to 9.8
  • DHCP active leases
  • IP changed
  • Lengthy MAC address
  • manual to auto MAC address



  • ONTAP Select Deploy VM gets a strange length MAC address and a new IP after upgrade Deploy upgrade from 9.7 to 9.8 on Deploy VMs using active DHCP lease.
  • Additionally MAC assignment on the Deploy VM changes from manual to automatic after upgrade.


Old MAC 00505685b73c DHCP
New MAC after deploy VM upgrade 5685b73c00010001281abe1800505685b73c DHCP


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