The Veritas Cluster Server (VCS) utility 'hastatus -sum' shows that a node is stuck in REMOTE_BUILD status.

Problem

The Veritas Cluster Server (VCS) utility 'hastatus -sum' shows that a node is stuck in REMOTE_BUILD status.

Solution

The issue:
After upgrading network cards, which require a new Solaris network driver (e1000g), a node joining a VCS cluster is stuck in a REMOTE_BUILD state:
Symptoms:
/opt/VRTSvcs/bin/hastatus -sum reports that a node is in a REMOTE_BUILD state.
Conditions:
The Maximum Transmission Unit (MTU) size on the new driver/card is set greater than the corresponding MTU value on the network switch.
Cause:
The MTU size is too high.
Workaround:
1.Change the MTU of the new driver/card to less than or equal to the MTU value on the network switch.
2. Restart LLT.


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