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FlexArray duplicate disk names after array and prefix renaming

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Applies to

  • FlexArray
  • MetroCluster
  • Foreign LUN Import


  • During/after array/prefix rename operation the system shows duplicate disk name for different array LUNs:
  • When migrating legacy storage using FLI to NetApp may observer a duplicate disk name

::> disk show -fields uid,diskpathnames
disk       uid                               diskpathnames
---------- --------------------------------- ----------------------------------------------
array_1.10 6D039EA0:0017058E:000000AB:5EEED139 S1:SAN-FC1:1-12.126L21,S1:SAN-FC2:1-11.126L21
array_1.10 6D039EA0:001707F9:000000AD:5EEEBAC2 S1:SAN-FC2:1-11.126L18,S1:SAN-FC1:1-12.126L18


  • Disk names with the prefix from one of the array are missing

::> storage array show
Prefix                         Name   Vendor            Model Options
-------- ---------------------------- -------- ---------------- ----------
array_1                 NETAPP_INF_1   NETAPP      INF
array_2                 NETAPP_INF_2   NETAPP      INF

::> disk show array_1*
                     Usable           Disk    Container   Container
Disk                   Size Shelf Bay Type    Type        Name      Owner
---------------- ---------- ----- --- ------- ----------- --------- --------
array_1.1             28.44GB     -   0 SSD     aggregate           cluster1-01
array_1.2             28.44GB     -   1 SSD     aggregate           cluster1-01
array_1.3             28.44GB     -   2 SSD     aggregate           cluster1-01
array_1.4             28.44GB     -   0 SSD     aggregate           cluster1-02

::> disk show array_2*
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