Skip to main content
NetApp Knowledge Base

How to create cluster and Vserver peer relationships with duplicate names in ONTAP 9

Views:
1,264
Visibility:
Public
Votes:
1
Category:
ontap-9
Specialty:
dp
Last Updated:

Applies to

  • ONTAP 9 
  • ONTAP 9.1

Description

In all versions of clustered Data ONTAP cluster and SVM names must be unique to be peered together. If there are duplicate cluster or SVM names being used in older versions of Data ONTAP, it required one of the clusters/SVMs to be renamed. However, starting in ONTAP 9, you do not need to rename either cluster or SVM.

The -local-name option for the ::> cluster peer create and ::> vserver peer create commands were introduced in ONTAP 9 to avoid duplicate names.

 

Sign in to view the entire content of this KB article.

New to NetApp?

Learn more about our award-winning Support

NetApp provides no representations or warranties regarding the accuracy or reliability or serviceability of any information or recommendations provided in this publication or with respect to any results that may be obtained by the use of the information or observance of any recommendations provided herein. The information in this document is distributed AS IS and the use of this information or the implementation of any recommendations or techniques herein is a customer's responsibility and depends on the customer's ability to evaluate and integrate them into the customer's operational environment. This document and the information contained herein may be used solely in connection with the NetApp products discussed in this document.