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setup-mnode script fails with Trident initialization error

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Applies to

  • NetApp SolidFire
  • NetApp HCI
  • Management Node (mNode)


  • mNode setup-mnode script fails with following error when persistent volumes option is used:

Created symlink /etc/systemd/system/ → /lib/systemd/system/trident.service.
Error response from daemon: create NetApp-HCI-credential-svc: VolumeDriver.Create: Trident initialization failed; problem initializing storage driver 'solidfire-san': device API error: use 'journalctl -fu docker' to learn more

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