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EMS "csm.mismatchRemoteDevice" message in event log as cluster tables not updated properly

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Applies to

  • ONTAP 9.7 and earlier


EMS csm.mismatchRemoteDevice message appears in event log:

7/24/2020 03:07:18 node01 ERROR csm.mismatchRemoteDevice: CSM connection between source LIF 989 and destination address might not be optimal for session 0005aab23c103c9f. The source is currently connected to - remote device and the destination is currently connected to <device_name> (#######) remote device.

Note: device_name entries can be cluster switch names, node names or dashes (-). The contents of the message help determine the cause and required troubleshooting.


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