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Storage Switch Add command fails on Brocade switch

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Applies to

  • MetroCluster
  • Brocade storage switch


The storage switch add command fails on the NetApp cluster when trying to add a Brocade switch:

CLUSTER01::*> storage switch add -address -snmp-version SNMPv3 -snmp-community-or-username snmpv3user

Error: command failed: Internal error. Failed to add switch for monitoring on node "NODE01" in cluster "CLUSTER01". Reason: Failed to check if device located at "" is from supported vendor. For further assistance, contact technical support.


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