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Error while importing the keys from external key server

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Applies to

  • ONTAP 9.8+
  • External Key Manager (EKM)
  • Key Management Interoperability Protocol (KMIP)


While rebooting a node that leverages an EKM, the following is observed:
kmip2_client: Importing keys from external key server:
[Jan 27 09:03:10]: 0x808806100: 0: ERR: kmip2::kmipCmds::KmipConnection: [cryptsoftErrorCb]:125: Error: distro/kmip_ssl.c: 4309: error: 10: msg: kmip_ssl_conn_do_handshake:
The node is not able to boot when in this state.

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