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Unable to validate periodic message from DR partner node

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Applies to

  • ONTAP 9
  • Stretch MetroCluster


After a MetroCluster switchover, switchback & switchback simulations are failing:

Failed to validate the node and cluster components before the switchback operation.

ClusterA-01::ClusterA-01 (non-overridable veto): Unable to validate periodic message from DR partner node. This might be due to misconfigured interconnect. Use "metrocluster interconnect show" command and verify states of all connections is up. Retry the operation. If failure persists, contact support.

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