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DR CONFIG REPLICATION FAILED - Port is not in the same bcast domain as failover group

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Applies to

  • ONTAP 9
  • MetroCluster


An autosupport was triggered titled DR CONFIG REPLICATION FAILED. The output to metrocluster vserver show displays an error similar to the below:

                              Cluster  : ClusterA
                              Vserver  : SVM1
                      Partner Vserver  : SVM1-mc
                  Configuration State  : syncing
                        Stream Status  : processing-task
                            Failed Row : Table Name: vifsbyname, Operation: get, Fields: SVM1-mc 
                                         cifs-lif1 default-data-files data-core data-nfs data-cifs 
                                         data-flexcache management-ssh management-https data nfs cifs fcache 
                                24 false - - 00000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000000 
                                         a01-100 00000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000000 a01-100 up - 1038 true up 
                                         broadcast-domain-wide mgmt false - none false false load bc01-100 - 
                                         ipv4 - - Default - - true 9 10 11 13 15 16 - bc01-100 - unused 
                                         00000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000000 00000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000000 - - 
                                         00000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000000 - - - - - 
                                         000000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000000 - - - - nic - vlan - 100 - - - -
                         Failed Reason : Apply failed for Object: vifsbyname Method: baseline. Reason: Port 
                                         "a01-100" is not assigned to the same broadcast domain as failover group 
                 Last apply fail time  : 3/29/2020 12:25:41


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