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SP management connection is currently busy

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Applies to

  • ONTAP 9
  • AFF A800
  • AFF A700, FAS9000
  • AFF A300, FAS8200
  • AFF A220, AFF A200, AFF C190, FAS2750, FAS2720, FAS2650, FAS2620
  • AFF 80x0, FAS80x0
  • FAS2554, FAS2552, FAS2520


When running the system node power show or system environment sensor show command, the node reports the following error:

Error: SP management connection is currently busy. Try again after few minutes

This issue only occurs when running these commands. Other commands involving the SP or BMC still work when issued from ONTAP.

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