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NetApp to Isilon Migration


I am migrating some data from netapp filer to isilon using isi_vol_copy but while establishing ndmp connection i get this error. Any inputs where i need to make changes

Error sending text authentication: Error: Connection has not been authorized


Re: NetApp to Isilon Migration

Hi Rahul,

This to me is authentication issues between the accounts used for the isilon and filer.

These may need to be local accounts on both devices and see if that works. if you are using AD then ensure that the necessary RBAC polices are in place.

I also suspect that you need to setup the ndmp daemon authentcation on the FAS correctly. options ndmp also run ndmpd status to see what is going on. check the messages files in /etc/ to see also for errors. Also make sure the ndmp authentication is plain text initially to test.


Re: NetApp to Isilon Migration

Hello Colin,

Thanks for your reply!

Started with basic troubleshooting and figured out at very first step, ndmp wasn't enabled on filer. Enabled and changed authentication to "Plaintext" works smooth not... Just curious do we have any reverse migration tool as well here ?

Re: NetApp to Isilon Migration

In all honesty, never been down that road with Isilon to NetApp...but I am sure we should. Don't have an answer for you I'm afraid.

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