emc247504 – Certificate date and time error prevents access to CX4 storage system after upgrade to Release 30

After last night’s FLARE upgrades on 2 of our arrays we found ourselves unable to “log in to CLARiiON storage system after upgrading […] because of certificate error”. There are two solutions – wait until the time matches the local workstation, or re-issue the certs from the array setup page. Guess which one we did? Yep, neither. Or rather, we changed the clock forward on the local workstation and then logged in and to the array to continue with our health checks. Not a major problem, but a funny thing to come across. For those of you playing at home, the article to check on Powerlink is emc247504.

And here’s a few pictures for good measure …