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NVE - Volumes offline after forced Storage Takeover

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Applies to

  • ONTAP 9
  • NetApp Volume Encryption (NVE)
  • External Key-Manager Servers
  • KMIP
  • Security Key Lifecycle Manager (SKLM)


During forced Storage failover of node, NVE volumes are offline and unable to be brought online:

::> vol online -vserver NC01_N1 -volume NC01_N1_root
vol online: Error onlining volume "NC01_N1:NC01_N1_root". Unable to set volume attributes for volume "NC01_N1_root" on Vserver "NC01_N1". Reason:
The encrypted volume can't be onlined as either software encryption has been disabled, or there is an error in inserting an encryption-key into the crypto table.


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