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Periodic switch data collection for NetApp Cluster Switches doesn't work

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Applies to

  • ONTAP 9.7P14
  • Cluster Network Switch (CNS) Cisco NX3232C with NX-OS fw. 7.0(3)I7(9) and RCF_v1.6_MetroCluster-IP file


  • Cluster switch log collection doesn't prompt for CNS admin password. Example:
::*> system cluster-switch log setup-password
Enter the switch name: cnswitch01(ABBC12345D6E)
RSA key
fingerprint is 00:11:22:33:44:55:66:77:88:99:10:11:12:13:14:16
Do you want to continue? {y|n}:: yes
  • Log collection enablement fails. Example:
::*> system cluster-switch log enable-collection
Do you want to enable cluster log collection for all nodes in the cluster? {y|n}: y
cnswitch01(ABBC12345D6E)Error: Cluster switch password has not been configured on the cluster - aborting.
  • No errors reported in the cluster. Example:
::> system health alert show
This table is currently empty.
::> system cluster-switch log show
Log Collection Enabled: false
Index  Switch Log               Timestamp Status
------ ------------------------ --------- ------
1      cnswitch01(ABBC12345D6E) -         -
2      cnswitch02(ABBC12345D6F) -         -
2 entries were displayed.
  • Normal SSH login with admin user to the CNS, works.

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