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MetroCluster FCP LIF is not using the expected interface on the partner cluster

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Applies to

  • ONTAP 9
  • MetroCluster

Issue

The network interface show output on each cluster reports that the home port for an FCP LIF on a DR vserver is not the same port as that used in the source cluster for this vserver.

clusterA::> network interface show
            Logical    Status     Network                Current       Current Is
Vserver     Interface  Admin/Oper Address/Mask           Node          Port    Home
----------- ---------- ---------- ------------------     ------------- ------- ----
vserver
            fcp_lif1    up/up     20:01:00:a0:98:ff:ff:ff   clusterA-01    0f     true
            fcp_lif2    up/up     20:02:00:a0:98:ff:ff:ff   clusterA-02    0g     true
            fcp_lif3    up/down   20:03:00:a0:98:ff:ff:ff   clusterB-02    0f     true
            fcp_lif4    up/down   20:04:00:a0:98:ff:ff:ff   clusterB-02    0g     true

clusterB::> network interface show
            Logical    Status     Network                Current       Current Is
Vserver     Interface  Admin/Oper Address/Mask           Node          Port    Home
----------- ---------- ---------- ------------------     ------------- ------- ----
vserver-mc
            fcp_lif1    up/down   20:01:00:a0:98:ff:ff:ff   clusterB-01    0f     true
            fcp_lif2    up/down   20:02:00:a0:98:ff:ff:ff   clusterB-01    0g     true
            fcp_lif3    up/down   20:03:00:a0:98:ff:ff:ff   clusterB-02    0g     true
            fcp_lif4    up/down   20:04:00:a0:98:ff:ff:ff   clusterB-02    0f     true

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