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Cluster Peer availability Pending after upgrade to ONTAP 9.5 and higher

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Applies to

  • ONTAP 9
  • Cluster peering


  • Immediately following ONTAP upgrade to 9.5 or higher cluster peer availability state is Pending.

:*> cluster peer show
Peer Cluster Name         Cluster Serial Number Availability   Authentication
------------------------- --------------------- -------------- --------------
< cluster name >           < serial >           Pending        ok  

  • In a Metrocluster the ability to switchover will not work without a healthy peer relationship.

::*> metrocluster show

Cluster                        Entry Name             State
------------------------------ ---------------------- ---------------------
Local: < cluster name >
                                 Configuration State  configured
                                                Mode  normal
                                 AUSO Failure Domain  auso-on-cluster-disaster
Remote: < cluster name >
                                 Configuration State  not-reachable
                                                Mode  -
                                 AUSO Failure Domain  not-reachable


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