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MetroCluster check connection fails due to "Did not receive a Ping response"

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Applies to

  • MetroCluster IP
  • ONTAP 9


  • When running metrocluster check, we see a warning under connections:
ClusterA::> metrocluster check show
Last Checked On: mm/dd/yyyy hh:mm:ss
Component           Result
------------------- ---------
nodes               ok
lifs                ok
config-replication  ok
aggregates          ok
clusters            ok
connections         warning
  • When digging deeper with metrocluster check connection show, we see the following error:
Ping Error: Did not receive a "ping" response using the network addresses "x.x.x.x" and "x.x.x.x" on node "ClusterA-N1" in
cluster "ClusterA"

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