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ESXi hosts are down with IO error after ONTAP upgrade

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Applies to

  • VMware ESXi
  • ONTAP 9
  • Cisco UCS


  • VMs hosted on ESXi hosts are down with IO error
  • HBA/driver failure events reported on vmkernel and vobd logs.
2021-10-19T07:44:41.210Z cpu54:2097866)nfnic: <2>: INFO: fnic_fcpio_icmnd_cmpl_handler: 1545: io_req: 0x459b1d600580 sc: 0x459b12f32b00 tag: 0x5cf CMD_FLAGS: 0x53 CMD_STATE: FNIC_IOREQ_ABTS_PENDING ABTS pending hdr status: FCPIO_ABORTED scsi_status: 0x0$
2021-10-19T07:44:41.222Z cpu54:2107631)WARNING: nfnic: <2>: fnic_fcpio_icmnd_cmpl_handler: 1692: sc: 0x45bb0e029500 tag: 0x5d2 hdr status: FCPIO_OUT_OF_RESOURCE IO failure!

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