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Unable to generate a WWN, No more MAC address available to generate WWN

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Applies to

  • FAS2620
  • All Flash FAS
  • FAS2650
  • FAS 2720
  • FAS8000
  • FAS8200
  • AFF8000 Series
  • FAS9000


Errors when provisioning FCP services and LIFs:

ClusterA::> vserver fcp create -status-admin up -vserver SAN_vserver1 

Error: command failed: Unable to assign a unique WWNN for SAN_vserver1


Cluster1::> network interface create -vserver SAN_vserver1 -lif fcp1 -role data -data-protocol fcp -home-node node1 -home-port 0a  

Info: Unable to generate a WWN, No more MAC address available to generate WWN.



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