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Takeover cannot be initiated due to amount of disk bays is higher than supported

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Applies to

ONTAP 9

Issue

  • System Manager reports:  Takeover cannot be initiated
  • Takeover takes longer than expected and/or fails:

Cluster-01::> storage failover show
                             Takeover
Node           Partner        Possible State Description
-------------- -------------- -------- -------------------------------------
Node-01        Node-02        true     Connected to Node-02, Partial giveback
Node-02        Node-02        true     Connected to Node-02. Waiting for partner lock synchronization.  
                                    

Cluster-01::> storage failover show-takeover
Node         Node Status                               Aggregate      Takeover Status
----------   ---------------------                    -------------- -------------------------------
Node-01      Takeover not attempted.
                                                       -               -
Node-02      Optimized takeover of partner aborted.
             Run the command "storage failover
             show-takeover -node Node-02" to display
             the relocation status of the partner.

  • EMS reports:

rdb.ha.mboxError: Bidirectional failover under the 'cluster HA' configuration is not currently functional due to problem with the on-disk mailboxes

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