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METROCLUSTER SWITCHOVER FAILED - Internal error. Unable to migrate Vserver peer relationships

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Applies to

  • ONTAP 9
  • MetroCluster with SnapMirror cluster peers
  • Switchover
  • SnapMirror peer down during switchover / switchback

Issue

Autosupports triggered titled "METROCLUSTER SWITCHOVER FAILED" after switchover is initiated.

metrocluster operation show displays the following:

Operation: switchover
State: completed-with-manual-recovery-needed
Errors: <switchover_target_cluster> (manual recovery required): Internal error. Unable to migrate Vserver peer relationships. Reason: (Failed to communicate with peer cluster "<external_cluster>".). Contact technical support for assistance

the following maybe be reported in the event log:

[<node>: mgwd: cpeer.addr.stable.down:error]: Stable address <IP> of cluster <source/destination_cluster>, in IPspace <IPspace_name>, cannot be contacted.

This issue only affects SnapMirror/SnapVault following the otherwise successful switchover.

 

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