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Could not migrate LIFs away from node


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Applies to

  • Cloud Volumes ONTAP (CVO)
  • Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • Scale-up
  • Logical Interface (LIF)
  • Failover policy


Cluster scale-up fails with error:
From Cloud Manager Logs:
2022-04-07 18:05:56,779 UTC ERROR [Change License And Instance Type] [XXXXXXXX] [XXXXXXXX ] [John Smith] ( [SimplicatorServerActor:284] ******************** Simplicator request to http://localhost:8080/ZapiProtocol/shutdownNode failed: Could not migrate LIFs away from node: Failed to migrate one or more LIFs away from node "CLUSTER001-02". Use the "network interface show -curr-node CLUSTER001-02" command to identify LIFs that could not be migrated off that node. Use the "network interface migrate" command to manually migrate the LIFs off the node. Reissue the command with "-skip-lif-migration-before-shutdown" to skip the migration and continue with takeover.
EMS log shows spamming:
Thu Apr 07 18:10:06 0000 [CLUSTER001-01: vifmgr: vifmgr.extRoute.noIpMove:notice]: Failed to move LIF. Error: Attempt to move IP X.X.X.X to eni-00001XXXXXXX failed because AWS prevents IP moves outside of the ENI's subnet. If the problem persists, contact technical support personnel for assistance.
Each node in the cluster has a different instance type:

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