vServer failed to start due to 'ERROR : Unable to expose internal fabric ports on switch: com.sun.hss.domain:name=XX-XX-XX-XX-XX-XX,type=Switch. Reason: None of the InfiniBand Gateway Switch ports are UP' (Doc ID 2129224.1)

Last updated on MAY 25, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud Software - Version 2.0.6.0.0 and later
Linux x86-64
Oracle Virtual Server (x86-64)

Symptoms

Starting of a vServer through the EMOC is failing with the following error in CLI Job Log:

Job Id: abc-star-ovmm.636
Created By: CloudAdmin
Type: Start guest
Name: Start guest
Status: FAILED
Creation Date: Tue Apr 19 07:58:08 CDT 2016
End Date: Tue Apr 19 08:01:51 CDT 2016
Run Id: 1
Task Id: 5371
Task Name: Un expose internal Fabric ports
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Task Id: 5380
Task Name: FabricCRUDTask
Target: ecu-pc-IPoIB-vserver-shared-storage-secondary-36a672f/com.sun.hss.domain:name=00-E0-4B-42-36-61,type=Switch
Status: ROLLBACK_SUCCESS
start time: Tue Apr 19 08:01:46 CDT 2016
end time: Tue Apr 19 08:01:46 CDT 2016
Cause Code: None
Message: Task rollback completed successfully. (15031)
INFO : Invoking the prepare method of this target. (15018)
INFO : Task is posted to the Proxy Controller (ecu-pc-IPoIB-vserver-shared-storage-secondary-36a672f), from the Enterprise Controller. (15011)
INFO : Task is received by the Proxy Controller. (15012)
INFO : Exposing internal fabric ports ...
INFO : Exposing internal fabric ports: [0x91aee73b50de5a91], using MAC addresses: [00:11:7e:cd:31:11], using pKey: 0008, using vLan: 1725
INFO : Normalized port: 0x91aee73b50de5a91, to: 91aee73b50de5a91
ERROR : Unable to expose internal fabric ports on switch: com.sun.hss.domain:name=00-B1-5C-32-65-12,type=Switch. Reason: None of the InfiniBand Gateway Switch ports are UP
ERROR : Could not perform exposeInternalFabricPorts task for com.sun.hss.domain:name=00-B1-5C-32-65-12,type=Switch. Reason: None of the InfiniBand Gateway Switch ports are UP
INFO : Posting this task for rollback, as per failure policy
INFO : Task is posted to the Proxy Controller (ecu-pc-IPoIB-vserver-shared-storage-secondary-36a672f), from the Enterprise Controller. (15011)
INFO : Task is received by the Proxy Controller. (15012)
INFO : Performing rollback ...

Cause

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