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No In-Band ACP after adding shelves with IOM12 in an Out-of-Band cluster

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Applies to

  • Out-of-Band ACP cluster
  • Controllers with embeded 6Gbps I/O Modules (IOM6E)
  • Shelves with 6Gbps I/O Modules (IOM6)
  • Shelves with 12Gbps I/O Modules (IOM12)


  • Cluster configured in Out-of-Band ACP with IOM6 shelves
  • Added new shelf/shelves with IOM12
  • Missing requirements for ACP In-Band transition:

::> storage shelf acp module show -fields module-name,protocol-version,firmware-version,iom-type,state
    node   module-name protocol-version firmware-version iom-type state
    ------ ----------- ---------------- ---------------- -------- ------
    node_1 2.12.B        02.10            iom6     active
    node_1 2.12.A        02.10            iom6     active
    node_1 2.11.B        02.10            iom6     active
    node_1 2.11.A        02.06            iom6     active
    node_1 2.0.A        01.22            iom6e    active
    node_1 2.0.B        01.22            iom6e    active
    node_1 2.13.B                                        iom12    unsupported
    node_1 2.13.A                                        iom12    unsupported
    node_2 2.12.B        02.10            iom6     active
    node_2 2.12.A        02.10            iom6     active
    node_2 2.11.B        02.10            iom6     active
    node_2 2.11.A        02.06            iom6     active
    node_2 2.0.A        01.22            iom6e    active
    node_2 2.0.B        01.22            iom6e    active
    node_2 2.13.B                                        iom12    unsupported
    node_2 2.13.A                                        iom12    unsupported
    16 entries were displayed.        

Sun Jun 13 17:45:46 CEST [acp-vfiler@node_1: acp_admin: acp.downrev.acpp:error]: ACPP module 0a.11.A ( has downrev firmware.

  • ACP report additional or partial-connectivity

::> storage shelf acp show
    Node    Channel      Connectivity
    ------  ------------ -----------------------
    node_1  out-of-band  additional-connectivity
    node_2  out-of-band  partial-connectivity
    2 entries were displayed

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