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DR Mirror is disabled and offline while waiting for Switchback

Applies to

  • MetroCluster
  • ONTAP 9
  • Data ONTAP 8
  • MetroCluster in Switchover

Issue

DR Mirror reports as disabled and offline while the MetroCluster is in Switchover.

ClusterA::> metrocluster node show
DR                               Configuration  DR
Group Cluster Node               State          Mirroring Mode
----- ------- ------------------ -------------- --------- --------------------
1     ClusterA
              ClusterA-01    configured     enabled   heal roots completed
              ClusterA-02    configured     enabled   heal roots completed
      ClusterB
              ClusterB-01    configured     enabled   waiting for switchback recovery
              ClusterB-02    configured     enabled   waiting for switchback recovery

 

ClusterA::> metrocluster interconnect show
                          Mirror   Mirror
                  Partner Admin    Oper
Node Partner Name Type    Status   Status  Adapter Type   Status
---- ------------ ------- -------- ------- ------- ------ ------
ClusterA-01
     ClusterA-02
                  HA      enabled  online
                                           mlx4_0  IB     Up
                                           mlx4_0  IB     Up
     ClusterB-02
                  DR      disabled offline
                                           fcvi_device_0
                                                   FC-VI  Up
                                           fcvi_device_1
                                                   FC-VI  Up
     ClusterB-01
                  AUX     disabled offline
                                           fcvi_device_0
                                                   FC-VI  Up
                                           fcvi_device_1
                                                   FC-VI  Up
ClusterA-02
     ClusterA-01
                  HA      enabled  online
                                           mlx4_0  IB     Up
                                           mlx4_0  IB     Up
     ClusterB-01
                  DR      disabled offline
                                           fcvi_device_0
                                                   FC-VI  Up
                                           fcvi_device_1
                                                   FC-VI  Up
     ClusterB-02
                  AUX     disabled offline
                                           fcvi_device_0
                                                   FC-VI  Up
                                           fcvi_device_1
                                                   FC-VI  Up

 

 

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