Solaris Volume Manager (SVM): "metad client create: RPC: Program not registered" Appears when Booting

(Doc ID 1005082.1)

Last updated on MARCH 21, 2017

Applies to:

Sun Solaris Volume Manager (SVM) - Version 11.9.0 to 11.9.0 [Release 11.0]
Oracle Solaris on SPARC (64-bit)
Oracle Solaris on SPARC (32-bit)
Oracle Solaris on x86-64 (64-bit)
Oracle Solaris on x86 (32-bit)
This is in regards to a system not in a cluster. If the system is in a cluster environment, refer to .


When booting on Solaris 9, the following message appears in the console window, despite no disksets.

metaset: HOST: metad client create: RPC: Program not registered

This error occurs when the command metaset is invoked, but the appropriate metad rpc service is not running.

Checking the rpc service, the rpc.metad is not running.

# rpcinfo | grep metad


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