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Trident - create backend - could not decode JSON configuration

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Applies to

  • backend.json file from Trident, version 19.04
  • Trident, version 21.04 - currently installed version

Issue

When trying to create a Trident backend, it fails and the following error is encountered in the tridentctl log file:

time="2022-01-25T18:31:57Z" level=error msg="Could not initialize storage driver." error="error initializing ontap-nas driver: could not decode JSON configuration: json: cannot unmarshal object into Go struct field OntapStorageDriverConfig.storage of type []storagedrivers.OntapStorageDriverPool" requestID=ad58da89-151c-4a77-bcbe-1f7ec6bd27d8 requestSource=REST

 

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