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How to run Wafliron on a root aggregate or volume

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ONTAP 9

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Wafliron can only be started on a root aggregate/volume from the Special Boot Menu which requires a system reboot to access.  When Wafliron is run from the Special Boot Menu, it will perform some preliminary checks and corrections and then automatically boot the storage system. Once the storage system is booted, data will be available in the affected volumes while the wafliron continues to complete its checks and make any necessary changes.

To run wafliron on a root aggregate/traditional volume, the storage system must first be booted to the Special Boot Menu using the following steps:

  1. Reboot or boot the storage system.
  2. During the boot process, when prompted, press CTRL-C for Special Boot Menu.
  3. At the "(1-5)" prompt, enter the hidden command wafliron.

 

Note: When Wafliron is started from the Special Boot Menu it will only check the root aggregate. 

 

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