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Fails to create the initial MetroCluster configuration while NetApp Aggregate Encryption (NAE) and Onboard Key Manager (OKM) is configured on both partner sites

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Applies to

  • MetroCluster IP
  • NetApp Aggregate Encryption (NAE)
  • Onboard Key Manager (OKM)

Issue

Fails to create the initial MetroCluster configuration with the following error messages:
 
ClusterA::*> metrocluster configure -node-name nodeA01

Error: command failed: MetroCluster cannot be configured while keymanager is configured on both partner sites. Disable  keymanager on one of the partner sites and then proceed with MetroCluster configuration. After successfully configuring MetroCluster, configure key manager on the partner site where it was disabled. If using onboard key manager, run the "security key-manager onboard sync" command on the partner site. Otherwise, if using external key manager, run the "security key-manager external enable" command on the partner site.

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