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What is the best practice for power-off or maintenance on a SolidFire cluster?

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Applies to

  • NetApp SF-Series
  • NetApp H-Series


Depends on the window of the maintenance there are different scenarios as below:


Power Off Server - Immediate : Select this option to immediately power off the server.
Power On Server  : Select this option to power on the server.
Power Cycle Server  : Select this option to first power off, and then reboot the system (cold boot).
Reset Server : Select this option to reboot the system without powering off (warm boot).
Power Off Server - Orderly Shutdown : Select this option to initiate operating system shutdown prior to the shutdown.

Additional Information

For how to power off/on a whole cluster: How to gracefully shut down and power on a NetApp Solidfire/HCI storage cluster



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