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Encrypted MDV volumes are offline after ONTAP upgrade

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Applies to

  • ONTAP 9
  • MetroCluster
  • NAE  ( NetApp Aggregate Encryption )


  • Encrypted MDV_CRS volumes are offline and fails to online.
MCCA::> vol show
Vserver   Volume       Aggregate    State      Type       Size  Available Used%
--------- ------------ ------------ ---------- ---- ---------- ---------- -----
SVM1      MDV_CRS_53643bfe098111eb868cd039ea209236_A CRM_mhr_aggr_sas_3 offline RW 10GB
MCCA::> vol online -vserver SVM1 -volume MDV_CRS_53643bfe098111eb868cd039ea209236_A -force
Warning: You are about to modify the system volume "MDV_CRS_53643bfe098111eb868cd039ea209236_A".  This may cause severe performance or stability problems.  Do not proceed unless directed to do so by support.  Do you want to proceed? {y|n}: y
vol online: Error onlining volume "MHR-CRMFASSAN01:MDV_CRS_53643bfe098111eb868cd039ea209236_A". Unable to set volume attributes for volume "MDV_CRS_53643bfe098111eb868cd039ea209236_A" on Vserver "SVM1". Reason: The encrypted volume can't be onlined as either software encryption has been disabled, or there is an error in inserting an encryption-key into the crypto table.

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