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Not able to ping Data ONTAP Simulator installed on ESXi

Hi Guys:

Installing Clustered-mode Data ONTAP 8.2 simulator on ESXi. It has two networks: VM Network (this is connected to physical network adapter on external network) and Cluster Network (no physical adapter has been assigned to it).

While setting up the Cluster with one node, I provided both Cluster Management Interface port and Node Management Interface port as e0a and provided them with IP addresses (192.168.5.4 and 192.168.5.5) and netmask (255.255.0.0) for my network.

However, I'm not able to:

a) Ping any of 192.168.5.4 or 192.168.5.5 OR

b) Connect via ssh to admin@192.168.5.4 or admin@192.168.5.5. It says "no route to host".

Appreciate any help in resolving.

Thanks much.

Re: Not able to ping Data ONTAP Simulator installed on ESXi

Brajesh,

Instead of putting both the interfaces on port ‘a’, put them on port ‘c’. Port ‘a’ is only connected to the local cluster network on vmware.

Jeff

Re: Not able to ping Data ONTAP Simulator installed on ESXi

Thanks Jeff. I tried to do so using command network interface modify and modified the home-port for cluster_mgmt to e0c. However "network interface show" still says that the current port is e0a. How do I change the current port to e0c?

Re: Not able to ping Data ONTAP Simulator installed on ESXi

Migrated the port to e0c using "network interface migrate" command and it resolved this issue.