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Security audit log show hung on "pending" after password is changed

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Applies to

  • ONTAP 9
  • SSH


  • After changing password, the system randomly shows security audit log show hung on "pending" instead of confirming "success".
Cluster01::> security audit log show -timestamp >1m -entry *security* -entry *login* -entry *admin*
Thu Dec 30 16:05:13 2021 Cluster01 [kern_audit:info:1726] 8003e90001ccf84c:8003e90001ccf856 :: Cluster01_1:ssh :: :: Cluster01_1:sg_fpam :: security login password -username admin :: Pending
  • Upon verification with audit mlog:
00000723.37b09332 22efa939 Fri Mar 04 2022 13:26:37 +01:00 [kern_audit:info:1726] [DROPPED:3] 8503e80001ca8a2d :: Cluster01_1:ontapi :: ..... :: Cluster01:..... :: net-interface-get-iter :: Success:
00000723.37b09408 22efa93c Fri Mar 04 2022 13:26:37 +01:00 [kern_audit:info:1726] [DROPPED:2] 1 audit messages dropped from 2022-03-04 13:26:37 to 2022-03-04 13:26:37. Last failure reason =No buffer space available

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