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NS224 shelf not shown when connect to a storage network X1148A card

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Applies to

  • AFF A400
  • NS224 shelf
  • Storage Network X1148A 40G/100G Ethernet Controller CX5 PCIe card


  • NS224 shelf not detected when connected to a storage network X1148A card.
    • This can be noticed after an ONTAP upgrade to 9.8
  • The e4a/e4b ports on the X1148A linked up, but cannot see the disks behind them. Example:
::> system node run -node node_name -command sysconfig -a          
slot 4: 40G/100G Ethernet Controller CX5
        e5a MAC Address:    xx:xx:xx:xx:xx:xx (auto-100g_cr4-fd-up)
        e5b MAC Address:    xx:xx:xx:xx:xx:xx (auto-100g_cr4-fd-up)
        Device Type:        CX5 PSID(NAP0000001002)
        Firmware Version:   16.25.1020
        Part Number:        MCX516A-CCAT_C21
        Hardware Revision:  A2
        Serial Number:      MT1111111111
  • Port e4a/e4b can not be found from command ::> storage port show -node node1 -port-type ENET  

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