zpool import shows cache devices UNAVAIL - cannot open

(Doc ID 1935672.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 23, 2017

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 10 8/11 U10 and later
Solaris x64/x86 Operating System - Version 10 8/11 U10 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 23-Sep-2017***

Symptoms

ZFS pool is configured with cache devices on shared FC Storage.

After zpool export on 'hostA' and zpool import on 'hostB', the cache devices are marked as UNAVAIL - cannot open -

while other devices within zpool are okay -

       

Changes

 No changes was made on Storage or ZFS pool or System.

Cause

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