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How to perform 2-node stretch MetroCluster controller upgrade and update IOM6 to 12

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Applies to

  • 2-node stretch MetroCluster with copper fabric
  • AFF8080 to AFF A700 controller upgrade
  • IOM6 to IOM12 upgrade on DS2246 shelves


  • Upgrade of 2-node stretch MetroCluster from AFF8080 to A700 when also requiring upgrade of IOM6 to IOM12 on DS2246 shelves
  • AFF A700 requires IOM12, which requires existing IOM6 modules to be updated, but AFF8080 does not have built-in ports to support these modules without an expansion card

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