This message occurs when there is a communication error while sending information to or receiving information from the Service Processor (SP). This error could be due to a communication error while the information is being sent or received, or the SP might not be operational.
- Corrective Action
Run the 'system service-processor show' command at the Data ONTAP prompt to check whether the SP is operational. 2. If the SP is operational and this message persists, run the 'system service-processor reboot-sp' command at the Data ONTAP prompt to reboot the SP. 3. If this message persists after the SP has been rebooted, contact NetApp technical support.
- Syslog Message
SP communication error, %s.
reason (STRING): Reason for the failure.