Skip to main content
NetApp Knowledge Base

How to perform a graceful shutdown and power up of one HA pair in a 4+ node cluster

Views:
1,562
Visibility:
Public
Votes:
0
Category:
ontap-9
Specialty:
hw
Last Updated:

Applies to

  • ONTAP 9
  • 4+ node cluster
  • AFF Models
  • FAS Models
  • Excluding MetroCluster

Description

Introduction

Several events might require a graceful shutdown of ONTAP equipment such as:

  • Scheduled site power outage
  • Data center wide maintenance
  • Physical system move
  • Preparation for future re-purposing of equipment
Prerequisites
  • This procedure is for non-MetroCluster configurations only
  • This procedure is for halting one HA pair in a 4+ node cluster only
  • The local admin password for ONTAP 9
  • If using NetApp onboard key management (OKM) the cluster passphrase available
  • Ensure the SP/BMC for each controller is accessible
  • Stop all clients/hosts from accessing data on the NetApp system
  • Suspend external backup jobs
  • Personnel onsite to perform physical equipment tasks
  • General preparation for onsite maintenance
Identifying Hardware Components

The ONTAP system will be comprised of one or more of the following components.  Use the following links for helpful details and images to assist onsite personnel with locating and identifying the equipment.

 

 

CUSTOMER EXCLUSIVE CONTENT

Registered NetApp customers get unlimited access to our dynamic Knowledge Base.

New authoritative content is published and updated each day by our team of experts.

Current Customer or Partner?

Sign In for unlimited access

New to NetApp?

Learn more about our award-winning Support