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Gateway not configured for management interface of Storage Virtual Machine?

I am receiving a warning message in "Active IQ", shown as attached, and only on one of 4 nodes in the cluster

 

What should be the right management LIF and it's GW for SVM's and look missed here?


I already have a "admin" LIF created for each SVM, and with the role type of "data". Dont know what other role types should I have here? Also, there is already a gateway configured for this LIF as shown in "route show..".

 

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Re: Gateway not configured for management interface of Storage Virtual Machine?

Show us the output of route show. Maybe something is wrong. You could always mask out the first two octets

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Re: Gateway not configured for management interface of Storage Virtual Machine?

::> route show
Vserver             Destination     Gateway         Metric
------------------- --------------- --------------- ------
a
                    0.0.0.0/0       x.x.82.1     10
                    0.0.0.0/0       x.x.92.1     40
b
                    0.0.0.0/0       x.x.82.1     20
                    0.0.0.0/0       x.x.90.1     30
                    0.0.0.0/0       x.x.92.1     10
c
                    0.0.0.0/0       x.x.82.1     20
d
                    0.0.0.0/0       x.x.82.1     20
d
                    0.0.0.0/0       x.x.82.1     20
f
                    0.0.0.0/0       x.x.82.1     20
g
                    0.0.0.0/0       x.x.82.1     20
h
                    0.0.0.0/0       x.x.82.1     30
                    0.0.0.0/0       x.x.90.1     20
                    0.0.0.0/0       x.x.91.1     10
i
                    0.0.0.0/0       x.x.76.1     30
                    0.0.0.0/0       x.x.82.1     20
                    0.0.0.0/0       x.x.90.1     10

 

 

Again, it is complaining about only one node among 4 nodes.  My understanding, there is no so called management LIF for a SVM, only node has management role.

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Re: Gateway not configured for management interface of Storage Virtual Machine?

Ok....back at a PC now and I can read your image.

That is actaully complaining about (looks like 😎 SVMs not having a default gateway.

It is a best practice for each SVM to have at a minimum of a mgmt LIF for connections.

This LIF would have a default gateway defined. This way, you NFS/CIFS/iSCSI data can stay unrouted and work just fine.

This LIF does not need any data protocols (-data-protocol none) and has a firewall policy of mgmt.

 

 

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Re: Gateway not configured for management interface of Storage Virtual Machine?

 
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Re: Gateway not configured for management interface of Storage Virtual Machine?

 

I guess my question should be:

What such LIF should look like or how should such LIF be created?

Because I already have a LIF with mgmt firewall policy for each SVM, and with such gateway: 

0.0.0.0/0 10.192.82.1, as shown in my previous output. Was this gateway defined incorrectly?

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Re: Gateway not configured for management interface of Storage Virtual Machine?

Can some experts please pin-point the issue here? it looks I already have the default gateway for the mgmt LIF's of all SVM's. Please check "route show" outputs (.18.x is the mgmt network).

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