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Error: command failed: Some devices can only be accessed through this bridge

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Applies to

  • Stretch MetroCluster
  • ONTAP 9
  • In-Band ATTO bridge management


When attempting to upgrade ATTO bridge firmware, an error message similar to the below is observed.


::> storage bridge firmware update -bridge ATTO_00000000000000000 -uri

Error: command failed: Device operation failed on bridge "ATTO_00000000000000000". Some devices can only be accessed through this bridge. Verify paths to the bridge and then wait until at least 2 paths are available or use the "-skip" parameter to ignore checks and download firmware to the bridge.


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