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Get-NcNetFailoverGroup not working as expected


Hi everyone.
I'm trying to use Get-NcNetFailoverGroup in one of my powershell scripts, but I can't get it to return anything at all.

The call to Get-NcNetFailoverGroup is basicly like this:

    $failovergroup =   Get-NcNetFailoverGroup -VserverContext $VServer
    Write-Host $failovergroup

but $failovergroup is just empty (even though the SVM has a lif, and that lif is using a failover group).

For example, this works just fine, and returns all details about the lifs, including the failover-group:

    $LIF_List = Get-NcNetInterface -Query $Query -VserverContext $VServer

So the basic connectivity from my script to the cluster works, I can query everything I want, just not the details of the failover group.

What I need is a list of target ports of the failover group, which should be returned by Get-NcNetFailoverGroup (at least the help/info to that command shows an example which contains exactly the info I need from the cluster).

I also checked the NetApp Docs sources, and the call to Get-NcNetFailoverGroup looks just like my call.

What am I doing wrong?


Re: Get-NcNetFailoverGroup not working as expected




Is it possible that you have connected to a data vserver instead of the cluster management vserver? Try this:


Import-Module DataONTAP
Connect-NcController -Name cluster1.testlab.local -HTTPS -Credential (Get-Credential -Credential admin) | Out-Null
$failoverGroups = Get-NcNetFailoverGroup -VserverContext cluster1

FailoverGroup              Vserver                    Target
-------------              -------                    ------
Default                    cluster1                   {testc1n1:e0a, testc1n1:e0b, testc1n1:e0c, testc1n1:e0d}

Note: you might consider using the -Query -Attributes syntax to improve performance of your query. EG


Get-NcNetFailoverGroup -Query <NetFailoverGroupInfo> [-Attributes <NetFailoverGroupInfo>] [-VserverContext <String>] [-Controller <NcController[]>] [-ZapiRetryCount <Int32>] [<CommonParameters>]

Hope this helps?



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Re: Get-NcNetFailoverGroup not working as expected


Thanks for your help - you catched my mistake.


There was indeed a "$global:currentnccontroller.Vserver = $VServer" line hidden in my script, which I thought I removed.


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