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How to swap ISLs between fabrics in a 7- Mode fabric MetroCluster using 1 ISL per fabric

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Applies to

  • Data ONTAP 7-Mode
  • Metrocluster


This procedure describes how to prepare the filers for a non-disruptive physical ISL connection swap between two fabrics each with a single ISL in a MetroCluster environment for the purpose of determining the origin of transport errors on ISL ports (E-ports). This procedure requires having all ISLs down for some time, which will compromise site redundancy.


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