- ONTAP 9
- MetroCluster with SnapMirror cluster peers
- SnapMirror peer down during switchover / switchback
Autosupports triggered titled "METROCLUSTER SWITCHOVER FAILED" after switchover is initiated.
metrocluster operation show displays the following:
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:
This issue only affects SnapMirror/SnapVault following the otherwise successful switchover.
[<node>: mgwd: cpeer.addr.stable.down:error]: Stable address <IP> of cluster <source/destination_cluster>, in IPspace <IPspace_name>, cannot be contacted.