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Cisco UCS Direct Attached Storage for NFS

ORONA_MIKEL

Hi

 

We are configurating one Flexpod solution.
UCS 6296UP with Fas8020 Ontap 8.3  Direct Attached Storage for NFS

 

This is the information found

http://www.cisco.com/c/en/us/products/collateral/servers-unified-computing/ucs-6100-series-fabric-interconnects/whitepaper_c11-702584.html

 

We are create the "appliance ports" but this are in error.

 Error: ENM source pinning failed

 

Thanks

 

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Re: Cisco UCS Direct Attached Storage for NFS

DREW_RUSSELL

It's going to be hard to troubleshoot with out many details on the configuration. To start with, make sure that the VLAN you have configured on the Appliance port exsits in both the LAN Cloud and Appliance sections.

 

 

Re: Cisco UCS Direct Attached Storage for NFS

radek_kubka

Hi,

 

This blog post describes nicely solving the issue, which quite likely is due to VLAN discrepancies:

http://wahlnetwork.com/2014/09/23/enm-source-pinning-failed/

 

Regards,

Radek

Re: Cisco UCS Direct Attached Storage for NFS

ORONA_MIKEL


Thanks

I am test with this configuration but the ports are in fail.
is it necesary some special parameters in NetApp (Ontap:8.3)?

I detec what when I configure with "Set Ethernet Swiching Mode" the port are up but in normal mode "End-Host Mode"they are in fail.

Re: Cisco UCS Direct Attached Storage for NFS

DREW_RUSSELL

There shouldn't be any special configuration you'll need on the NetApp side. 

 

Did you test the VLAN issue mentioned?

Re: Cisco UCS Direct Attached Storage for NFS

ORONA_MIKEL

Hi

Yes I configure same VLAN in two level and It's not sufficient.

Only changing mode, system reboot but I think this is not good solution.

 

Thanks

Re: Cisco UCS Direct Attached Storage for NFS

ORONA_MIKEL

Hi

 

Pantallazo

 

This is how it is configured.

UCSM is in 2.1(3e) version and NetApp in 8.3

 

Thanks

 

 

 

 

Re: Cisco UCS Direct Attached Storage for NFS

Achim

Hello.

 

Same issue here. Configured the vlans in both (lan cloud and appliances).

Port is in failed mode:

 

Overall Status:
 
Failed
Additional Info:ENM source pinning failed
Admin State:Enabled

Re: Cisco UCS Direct Attached Storage for NFS

ORONA_MIKEL

Hi

We view the NetApp interfaces are CNA so we are testing with Fcoe  Sotorage port. Is it right this option?

 

How confirure the vlans?

 

Thanks

 

 

 

Re: Cisco UCS Direct Attached Storage for NFS

ORONA_MIKEL

Hi

 

My error was I not had any server created. When I create a server with vNic in this Vlan the port are turn up in "storage port" mode.

 

Other question, If Netapp port are in ifgroup in Fabric Interconet with port channel?

Thanks

Re: Cisco UCS Direct Attached Storage for NFS

SLASH5K200

Hi, 

 

Im having the same problem.

 

Can i confirm that you resolved this by deploying a service profile on a blade that made use of the storage appliance vlan via a vNic Template and that fixed the error ?

 

Cheers,

 

Chris

 

 

Re: Cisco UCS Direct Attached Storage for NFS

ORONA_MIKEL

Yes this is the solution. The system need link.

View solution in original post

Re: Cisco UCS Direct Attached Storage for NFS

KSALINVILLE

I know that this is a mildly dated thread, however, I've just ran into this issue at a client site where we were making a number of modifications to SnapMirror configurations with a direct-attached to UCS setup and the fix was not to add the new NetApp VLAN to a Service Profile vNIC.  The fix was to navigate to each of the appliance ports (in our case just one per fabric) and verify that the newly-created Appliance VLAN was actually checkmarked to enable it on the Applianct Ports.  It did also have to be in both the Appliance Cloud and the LAN Cloud as a Global VLAN.

 

Thanks!
Kris

 

 

Re: Cisco UCS Direct Attached Storage for NFS

Kishor

Thanks Chris. In my case the issue was that I didn't create the same VLAN in the LAN cloud but only created in appliance cloud. Hence it failed. Issue got resolved after creating the same VLAN in LAN cloud after referring your solution. 

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