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Activating destination storage VM with System Manager fails when source cluster is unable to be connected

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Applies to

  • ONTAP System Manager
  • ONTAP 9
  • Storage Virtual Machine Disaster Recovery (SVMDR)
  • identity-preserve is true on destination SVM
  • Source cluster is down or unable to be connected via intercluster LIF


Activating destination storage VM fails due to error:

Failed to contact peer cluster "cluster2" at addresses:, RPC: Remote system error [from mgwd on node "cluster1-01" (VSID: -1) to mgwd at,]


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