Solved

Dell PV MD3200i, cannot ping the second MGMT interface

Posted on 2016-08-17
7
54 Views
Last Modified: 2016-11-22
So Im at my wits end here.. this san has two management interface.. both are configured to be on the same subnet.. actually 1 ip apart.  192.168.55.4 and 192.168.55.5.  I can ping .5, but not .4

The patch cables have been tested good, the config in MDSM shows good.. the switch ports config for both ports are identical.  I've tried pinging .4 from two other subnets including VLAN 1... no dice.  What could give here?
0
Comment
Question by:Ben Hart
  • 4
  • 2
7 Comments
 
LVL 38

Expert Comment

by:Philip Elder
ID: 41761043
Try to TELNET into the "missing" port.
Does it show up for an arp -a ?
0
 
LVL 14

Author Comment

by:Ben Hart
ID: 41761071
No to the telnet, arp-a yes.  Also verified there is a route to it using the correct interface.
0
 
LVL 14

Author Comment

by:Ben Hart
ID: 41761314
I set the mgmt interface to DHCP and according to my DHCP server it has not pulled an IP yet.  Starting to wonder if my controller is bad.
0
What Is Threat Intelligence?

Threat intelligence is often discussed, but rarely understood. Starting with a precise definition, along with clear business goals, is essential.

 
LVL 16

Expert Comment

by:Gerald Connolly
ID: 41761811
or that i/f has pulled a different IP address than the one you were expecting?
0
 
LVL 14

Author Comment

by:Ben Hart
ID: 41762559
I thought that.. but I even set it to DHCP and no ip was pulled :(
0
 
LVL 38

Accepted Solution

by:
Philip Elder earned 500 total points
ID: 41765931
Pull, pause for a minute, and reseat the controller.

Make sure there are good backups before doing so.
0
 
LVL 14

Author Comment

by:Ben Hart
ID: 41766045
I reverted that mgmt interface to dhcp.  Pulled it, counted to like 60 or something, then reseated and it pulled an address via DHCP.  woot.
0

Featured Post

How your wiki can always stay up-to-date

Quip doubles as a “living” wiki and a project management tool that evolves with your organization. As you finish projects in Quip, the work remains, easily accessible to all team members, new and old.
- Increase transparency
- Onboard new hires faster
- Access from mobile/offline

Join & Write a Comment

The Samsung SSD 840 EVO and 840 EVO mSATA have a well-known problem with a drop in read performance. I first learned about this in an interesting thread here at Experts Exchange: http://www.experts-exchange.com/Hardware/Storage/Hard_Drives/Q_2852…
In this article you will get to know about pros and cons of storage drives HDD, SSD and SSHD.
This video Micro Tutorial explains how to clone a hard drive using a commercial software product for Windows systems called Casper from Future Systems Solutions (FSS). Cloning makes an exact, complete copy of one hard disk drive (HDD) onto another d…
This Micro Tutorial will teach you how to reformat your flash drive. Sometimes your flash drive may have issues carrying files so this will completely restore it to manufacturing settings. Make sure to backup all files before reformatting. This w…

760 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

20 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now