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How to restore Mediator instance for a AWS CVO HA

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Applies to

  • Cloud Volumes ONTAP (CVO) HA
  • Cloud Manager
  • Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • Mediator replacement


  • This procedure is applicable for restoring the mediator Node in Cloud Volumes ONTAP for AWS HA.
  • Accidental deletion of the Mediator Node will break the HA functionality 

Cluster01::*> storage failover show
Node           Partner        Possible State Description
-------------- -------------- -------- -------------------------------------
Cluster01-01   Cluster01-02   false    Connected to Cluster01-02, Takeover
                                       is not possible: Mailbox disks are
                                       not healthy
Cluster01-02   Cluster01-01   false    Connected to Cluster01-01, Takeover
                                       is not possible: Mailbox disks are
                                       not healthy
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  • The working environment will be showing as failed in Cloud Manager with error Mediator instance not found for working environment


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