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Tag: NetApp

ONTAP 9 system node migrate-root fails

By on September 22, 2018 in Storage, Technology with 2 Comments

The system node migrate-root command available only on ONTAP 9 or later, migrates the root aggregate of a node to a different set of disks non disruptively. The command starts a job that backs up the node configuration, creates a new aggregate, set it as new root aggregate, restores the node configuration and restores the […]

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NetApp stops allowing mounts for NFS volumes

By on October 8, 2016 in Technology with No Comments

A strange issue with our NetApp FAS8040 occurred, where I was no longer able to mount new NFS volumes from a vserver. I was getting the following error when attempting to mount the new volume. root@backup01:~# mount -t nfs /mnt mount.nfs: access denied by server while mounting I verified that I was using […]

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