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Waiting for reservations to clear after drive replacement during ONTAP upgrade

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Applies to

  • ONTAP upgrade
  • Drive failure during ONTAP upgrade


  • During an ONTAP upgrade, a drive fails, pausing the process
  • Drive replace and assigned properly
  • Reconstruction completed of the degraded RAID group
  • Unable to progress the ONTAP upgrade due to the node reporting Waiting for reservations to clear message (no Waiting for Giveback)
  • HA interconnect down in that node but up in partner node (in takeover)

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