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One of the LIFs in the destination cluster is configured with the same WWPN

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Applies to

  • MetroCluster
  • ONTAP 9


  • An autosupport is triggered titled 'DR CONFIG REPLICATION FAILED'.
  • An error message similar to the below is observed in the 'metrocluster vserver show' output:
                              Cluster  : ClusterA
                              Vserver  : SVM1
                      Partner Vserver  : SVM1-mc
                  Configuration State  : syncing
                        Stream Status  : processing-task
                            Failed Row : Table Name: Table Name: vifsbyname, Operation: get, Fields: SVM1-mc fc_lif-2a
                         Failed Reason : Unrecoverable error during configuration replication, requires manual intervention.                                          Error: One of the Vservers in the destination cluster is configured with an FC LIF                                          with the same WWPN "00:00:00:00:00:00:00:00". Provide a different unique WWPN for                                           the primary Vserver FC LIF "fc_lif-2a" when creating or modifying the LIF in the                                           source cluster.
                 Last apply fail time  : 3/29/2020 12:25:41


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