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Why was there no switchover during a power outage in a stretch metrocluster?

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Applies to

  • stretch Metrocluster
  • ONTAP 9

Answer

  • Autoswitchover (AUSO) requires access to remote storage
  • If there is a site power outage, remote storage will be inaccessible to the surviving node
  • To protect against site power outages, MetroCluster Tiebreaker can be used
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