FAS and V-Series Storage Systems Discussions

vlan config lost after reboot

__FCORFDIR

Hello

So with a Fas 2040 I run setup to corigure a lacp vif name PO1 with an ip. on the setup "wizard" I can create Vlan so I think I should create it after.

I can't create Vlan because PO1 is up so

ifconfig PO1 down

I create my vlan

vlan create PO1 10 98 99

I put ip on it

ifconfig PO1-10 172.x.10.10 netmask 255.255.255.0

ifconfig PO1-98 172.x.98.10 netmask 255.255.255.0

ifconfig PO1-99 172.x.99.10 netmask 255.255.255.0

I put default gateway (lost when ifconfig po1 down)

route add default 172.x.10.254 1

All right all working ping iscsi admin well good

Just reboot and I have all lost. How can I keep vlan, ifconfig... after reboot ??

7 REPLIES 7

pascalduk

To make the configurations persistent across reboots, the commands must be added to the/etc/rc file:

http://now.netapp.com/NOW/knowledge/docs/ontap/rel7261/html/ontap/sysadmin/accessing/concept/c_oc_accs_system-startup-config-general.html#c_oc_accs_sy...

__FCORFDIR

Ok

And how do you edit this files... I know rdfile /etc/rc for read it

kravi

You could use "wrfile /etc/rc", but it starts writing file from scratch. So, using it for editing rc file is not safe.

A better alternative is to mount the root volume of the storage system and edit the file using any text editor of your choice.

chopranitish_d

/etc/rc file is a very important configuration file that is required by ONTAP while booting, it must be editted very carefully.

There are two better ways to edit /etc/rc file

  1. map the <filer_name>\C$ to your administration machine and edit the etc>rc file using a text editor
  2. telnet to the filer ----> issue rdfile /etc/rc, copy the contents to a text editor on your administration machine, include the entries for VLAN -----> issue wrfile /etc/rc on the telnet window -----> copy the contents from your text editor and paste on the telnet window -------> press Enter and CTRL + C. This will save the changes made to /etc/rc file
  3. issue rdfile /etc/rc and check for changes made

mczochara

Hi,

why is it necessary to add it in /etc/rc file? After we got a new FAS2040, we run the initial setup with an NetApp technician were network config was done (e0a). A Few weeks later we configured an additional nic (e0b) via CLI. After a reboot the new configuration on e0b didn't exists.

Is for that an explanation why it's working for e0a and not for e0b??

Regards

jhegde228

Every time you use setup it creates a new rc file.  Whatever the command used from the cli, needs to be added to /etc/rc file.

__FCORFDIR

Ok,

so for community here is my rc file. and it is look like working.

I Hope thas a day netapp will finish the network tab and add a buton that make an update of the rc file with Actual config... just for ending the product for example

#Regenerated by registry Fri Jan 23 16:50:29 GMT+11:00 2009
#Auto-generated by setup Fri Jan 16 04:29:53 GMT 2009
hostname srv-sana
vif create lacp PO1 -b ip e0a e0b
vlan create PO1 10 98 99
ifconfig PO1-10 172.x.10.10 netmask 255.255.255.0 mtusize 1500 partner 172.x.10.11 -wins
ifconfig PO1-98 172.x.98.10 netmask 255.255.255.0 mtusize 1500 partner 172.x.98.11 -wins
ifconfig PO1-99 172.x.99.10 netmask 255.255.255.0 mtusize 1500 partner 172.x.99.11 -wins
route add default 172.x.10.254 1
routed on
options dns.domainname toto
options dns.enable on
options nis.enable off
savecore

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