zpool import shows cache devices UNAVAIL - cannot open (Doc ID 1935672.1)

Last updated on MARCH 04, 2016

Applies to:

Solaris SPARC Operating System - Version 10 8/11 U10 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

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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