Xsan Admin displays incorrect "Volume is not running" alert after upgrading Xsan metadata controllers to Lion


After upgrading an Xsan metadata controller (MDC) from Mac OS X v10.6 Snow Leopard to OS X Lion, Xsan Admin may display a warning triangle over an Xsan volume. Hovering the mouse pointer over the warning triangle reveals the following alert:

"Volume is not running on"

This message appears even though there is an fsm process for the volume running on the MDC named in the message.


Run these commands on each Xsan metadata controller that has been upgraded to Lion:

sudo rm -i /var/servermgrd/servermgr_xsan.lock
sudo killall servermgrd

Additional Information

This issue does not affect MDCs upgraded from Lion to Mountain Lion.

Last Modified: Dec 4, 2012
  • Last Modified: Dec 4, 2012
  • Article: TS4481
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