Unable to Configure the Scale-Out File Server

Article ID: WFS0007 Configuration of a scale-out file server fails if a new Internet Provider (IP) address is not added to the scale-out role, or if the Cluster Shared Volume File System (CSVFS) is not configured as a separate subclient.

Symptom

The following error is returned when the configuration of scale-out file server fails: 

Cluster Group [scale-out] configuration was saved on CommServe successfully.

Remote nodes update failed: (Use force sync option to update the nodes later.)

[clnt-clus-n1]. Reason:

[clnt-clus-n2]. Reason:

Cause

The configuration of a scale-out file server might fail if one of the following conditions is true:

  • A new Internet Provider (IP) address is not added to the scale-out role in the failover cluster manager.
  • The CSVFS was not configured on a separate subclient.

Resolution