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IBM System Storage N series Clustered Data ONTAP 8.2 High-Availability Configuration Guide

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This guide describes how to install and manage high-availability clustered configurations, including storage failover and takeover/giveback.


This guide describes the following tasks and topics:

  • Preface
  • Understanding HA pairs
  • Understanding takeover and giveback
  • How aggregate relocation works
  • Planning your HA pair configuration
  • Installing and cabling an HA pair
  • Configuring an HA pair
  • Monitoring an HA pair
  • Halting or rebooting a node without initiating takeover
  • About manual takeover
  • About manual giveback
  • Managing EXN1000, EXN2000, or EXN4000 unit disk shelves in an HA pair
  • Nondisruptive operations with HA pairs
  • Relocating aggregate ownership within an HA pair
  • Troubleshooting HA issues
  • Copyright and trademark information
  • Notices
  • Index

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Original Publication Date

10 March 2014

Clustered Data ONTAP 8.2 High-Availability Configuration Guide

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Modified date:
17 June 2018