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Failed to connect SVM LIF to SolarWinds external FPolicy server

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Applies to

  • ONTAP 9
  • External FPolicy
  • SolarWinds


  • SVM LIF can't connect to a Solarwinds external FPolicy server
  • The above command shows FPolicy status disconnected:
CLUSTER-FLASH-CHELM::*> vserver fpolicy show-engine -node <node_name> -vserver <vserver_name> -instance

                                   Node: node_name
                                Vserver: vserver_name
                                 Policy: Policy_name
                                 Server: IP_address
                          Server Status: disconnected
                            Server Type: primary
      Time FPolicy Server was Connected: -
   Time FPolicy Server was Disconnected: 9/21/2021 11:06:48
Reason for FPolicy Server Disconnection: TCP Connection to FPolicy server failed.
    ID for FPolicy Server Disconnection: 9307
                             Session ID: -

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