OvmError: 'Unable to add server as an admin to the ZFS San Server.'

(Doc ID 2086677.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 09, 2016

Applies to:

Private Cloud Appliance - Version 2.0.1 to 2.0.5 [Release 2.0]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


During initial setup, some compute nodes are found in the "Unassigned Server" folder in Oracle VM Manager, and while trying to add them to the serverpool manually, the following error was returned:

 [part of the error message is shown below]

[ERROR (server_setup:626) Error while adding server
to SAN. ILOM MAC: 00:10:e0:65:30:f5. Marking node as dead.
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/lib/python2.6/site-packages/ovca/server_setup.py", line 622, in
    raise OvmError('Unable to add server as an admin to the ZFS San Server.')
OvmError: 'Unable to add server as an admin to the ZFS San Server.'


 When we check the status of that node, it is seen as Dead:


[root@ovcamn05r1 ~]# pca-admin list compute-node

Compute_Node  IP_Address    Provisioning_Status  ILOM_MAC            Provisioning_State 
------------              ----------       -------------------          --------                   ------------------ 
ovcacn08r1  RUNNING              00:10:e0:65:2f:b7          running 
ovcacn14r1   DEAD                     00:10:e0:65:48:2f   dead   
ovcacn26r1  DEAD                    00:10:e0:65:30:f5   dead   
ovcacn13r1  RUNNING              00:10:e0:62:91:c3   running 
ovcacn10r1  RUNNING              00:10:e0:65:2f:cf   running 
ovcacn30r1   RUNNING              00:10:e0:40:cb:59   running 
ovcacn12r1   RUNNING              00:10:e0:65:31:31   running 
ovcacn11r1  RUNNING              00:10:e0:65:2f:c3   running 
ovcacn28r1  RUNNING              00:10:e0:62:31:81   running 
ovcacn29r1   DEAD                 00:10:e0:31:49:1d   dead   
ovcacn09r1   RUNNING              00:10:e0:65:2f:3f   running 
ovcacn07r1  RUNNING              00:10:e0:62:ca:09   running  


In this case, the compute nodes ovcacn14r1, ovcacn26r1,  and ovcacn29r1 faced this issue.



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