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Network config lost when the CNA personality changed from CNA to FC, and back to CNA

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Applies to

  • ONTAP 9
  • CNA Card

Issue

  • The ports on the adapter were configured as СNA.
  • The motherboard was replaced and in maintenance mode, the configuration was changed from CNA to FC

*> ucadmin show
         Current  Current    Pending  Pending    Admin
Adapter  Mode     Type       Mode     Type       Status
-------  -------  ---------  -------  ---------  -------
  0c     cna      target     -        -          offline
  0d     cna      target     -        -          offline
  0e     cna      target     -        -          offline
  0f     cna      target     -        -          offline
*> ucadmin modify -m fc -t target -f 0c
*> ucadmin show
         Current  Current    Pending  Pending    Admin
Adapter  Mode     Type       Mode     Type       Status
-------  -------  ---------  -------  ---------  -------
  0c     cna      target     fc       -          offline
  0d     cna      target     fc       -          offline

  0e     cna      target     -        -          offline
  0f     cna      target     -        -          offline
*> ucadmin modify -m fc -t target -f 0e
*> ucadmin show
         Current  Current    Pending  Pending    Admin
Adapter  Mode     Type       Mode     Type       Status
-------  -------  ---------  -------  ---------  -------
  0c     cna      target     fc       -          offline
  0d     cna      target     fc       -          offline
  0e     cna      target     fc       -          offline
  0f     cna      target     fc       -          offline

  • The controller was loaded and configuration of network interfaces, interface groups and vlans was lost for these ports.
  • After reverting the change from FC back to CNA, the network interface configuration was still lost.

 

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