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cluster port down , LIF failed-over to non-home port

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Applies to

  • MetroCluster


Cluster LIF not on its home port and is moved to different port, following is seen in event log

 [node1: kernel: netif.linkDown:info]: Ethernet e0b: Link down, check cable.
 [node1: vifmgr: vifmgr.portdown:notice]: A link down event was received on node1, port e0b.
 [node1: vifmgr: vifmgr.lifmoved.linkdown:notice]: LIF clusterport , IP address is being moved to node node1, port e0a.
 [node1: vifmgr: vifmgr.lifsuccessfullymoved:notice]: LIF clusterport , is now hosted on node node1, port e0a.
 [node1: vifmgr: vifmgr.clus.linkdown:EMERGENCY]: The cluster port e0b on node node1 has gone down unexpectedly.


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