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Switchback vetoed due to "FCVI Interconnect might be down"

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Applies to

  • ONTAP 9
  • Stretch MetroCluster
  • FCVI ports physically down


  • Switchback fails with error:
Internal error occurred on node "Node_A" in cluster "Cluster_A". Details: (FCVI Interconnect might be down. For fabric configurations, use "storage switch add" to start monitoring the switches. Then run "storage switch show -port" to verify that the status of the used port is "online", and run "storage switch show -san-config" to verify that the fabric configuration (vsan/zone) is appropriate. For Stretch configurations, verify the FCVI cabling
  • sysconfig -a output shows the FCVI ports as physically down

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