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How to recover a failed System Volume from an nvfailed state?

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Applies to

  • MetroCluster
  • MDV

Description

As part of error handling during MetroCluster switchover operations, a volume can end in an nvfailed state.
More information can be found in the MetroCluster install and configuration guide.

This article covers on how to recover a system volume like ONTAP's Metadata Volumes (MDV) from this situation.
INFO: This article does not cover data volumes. The instructions for restoring access to data volumes can be found here.
 
To identify if a volume is in an nvfailed state, run the following command:

site1::> vol show -in-nvfailed-state true
There are no entries matching your query.

In the above example, no volume is in nvfailed state.
 

site1::> vol show -in-nvfailed-state true
Vserver Volume Aggregate State Type Size Available Used%
--------- ------------ ------------ ---------- ---- ---------- ---------- -----
site1 MDV_CRS_d42d3360a1e211e7affe00a0981797c6_A
Data3 online RW 10GB 9.50GB 5%
1 entry were displayed.

In the above example, one volume is in the nvfailed state.

 

 

 

 

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