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FCP LIF failover to partner node during node takeover

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Applies to

  • All SAN Array
  • ONTAP 9.8 and later


FCP LIF failover to partner node during node is taken over.


1) Before takeover:

::> net int show -lif * -fields failover-policy,failover-group,auto-revert
  (network interface show)
vserver lif                        failover-policy auto-revert failover-group
------- -------------------------- --------------- ----------- --------------
Cluster A400-01_clus1        local-only            true        Cluster       
Cluster A400-01_clus2        local-only            true        Cluster       
Cluster A400-02_clus1        local-only            true        Cluster       
Cluster A400-02_clus2        local-only            true        Cluster       
A400    cluster_mgmt         broadcast-domain-wide true        Default       
A400    A400-01_mgmt1        disabled              true        Default       
A400    A400-02_mgmt1        disabled              true        Default       
vs01    A400-01_0e           disabled              false       -             
vs01    A400-01_0f           disabled              false       -             
vs01    A400-01_0g           disabled              false       -             
vs01    A400-01_0h           disabled              false       -             
vs01    A400-02_0e           disabled              false       -             
vs01    A400-02_0f           disabled              false       -             
vs01    A400-02_0g           disabled              false       -             
vs01    A400-02_0h           disabled              false       -             
15 entries were displayed.

2) After takeover:

::> net int show
  (network interface show)
            Logical    Status     Network            Current       Current Is
Vserver     Interface  Admin/Oper Address/Mask       Node          Port    Home
----------- ---------- ---------- ------------------ ------------ ------- ----
            A400-01_0e up/up   20:01:d0:39:ea:34:d4:5a   A400-02   0e   false
            A400-01_0f up/up   20:02:d0:39:ea:34:d4:5a   A400-02   0f   false
            A400-01_0g up/down 20:03:d0:39:ea:34:d4:5a   A400-02   0g   false
            A400-01_0h up/down 20:04:d0:39:ea:34:d4:5a   A400-02   0h   false
            A400-02_0e up/up   20:05:d0:39:ea:34:d4:5a   A400-02   0e   true
            A400-02_0f up/up   20:06:d0:39:ea:34:d4:5a   A400-02   0f   true
            A400-02_0g up/down 20:07:d0:39:ea:34:d4:5a   A400-02   0g   true
            A400-02_0h up/down 20:08:d0:39:ea:34:d4:5a   A400-02   0h   true

::> net int show -lif A400-01_0e -instance
  (network interface show)
                      Vserver Name: vs01
            Logical Interface Name: A400-01_0e
                    Service Policy: -
                      Service List: -
                 (DEPRECATED)-Role: data
                     Data Protocol: fcp
                   Network Address: -
                           Netmask: -
               Bits in the Netmask: -
                        Is VIP LIF: false
                       Subnet Name: -
                         Home Node: A400-01
                         Home Port: 0e
                      Current Node: A400-02
                      Current Port: 0e
                Operational Status: up
                   Extended Status: NS Registration done
                           Is Home: false
             Administrative Status: up
                   Failover Policy: disabled
                   Firewall Policy: -
                       Auto Revert: false
     Fully Qualified DNS Zone Name: none
           DNS Query Listen Enable: -
               Failover Group Name: -

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