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MetroCluster IP - Error: Waiting for reservations to clear

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Applies to

  • MetroCluster IP
  • AFF-A300 / FAS8200
  • ONTAP 9.9.1
  • Automated Non Disruptive Update (ANDU)
  • BES-53248 firmware 3.4.4.6 and 3.7.0.4

Issue

  • Whilst upgrading ONTAP on a MetroCluster IP solution, the first node that is rebooted cannot reach the 'Waiting for Giveback' stage and sits at the Loader prompt with an error.
Example:
Error: Waiting for reservations to clear.
 
  • The MetroCluster IP interfaces remain in a down state on the IP switches despite being enabled administratively.
Example:
 

(IP_Switch_A_1) #show port all

                 Admin     Physical   Physical   Link   Link    LACP   Actor
Intf      Type   Mode      Mode       Status     Status Trap    Mode   Timeout
--------- ------ --------- ---------- ---------- ------ ------- ------ --------
...
0/5              Enable    10G Full              Up     Enable  Enable long
0/6              Enable                          Down   Enable  Enable long
...

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