Unable to forcibly add a c7000 enclosure

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  1. You forcibly added a c7000 enclosure but received an error message. This happens in cases where there is a VCMode set and Virtual Connect (VC) is managing the enclosure. Manual clean-up of the configuration is needed, investigate the following items:
  2. The management URL might still point to the appliance. If so, it needs to be reset to point at the first interconnect in the enclosure. To fix this, use the following ssh commands to go into the Onboard Administrator (using administrator credentials) and change the management URL to point to the first active VC interconnect's IP address: Disassociates the enclosures from the appliance.clear vcmode: Disassociates the enclosures from the appliance. restart interconnect N, where N is the bay number of a VC interconnect) Performing this step for every VC interconnect in the enclosure causes the interconnect to revert to a default configuration, were N is the bay number of the active. This causes the OA to obtain the management URL from the first VC interconnect.
  3. After manual configuration, or refresh the enclosure, .