Node goes down when attempting to perform takeover
- Last Updated:
- ONTAP 8.3 Cluster Mode
- Takeover in progress
- When shutting down a node, the HA partner panics when trying to perform takeover
SP console log
PANIC: Failover Monitor: unable to transit - takeover process is hung (wafl) in SK process cf_main on release 8.3 (C) on Mon Sep 21 16:22:12 CEST 2020
version: 8.3: Mon Mar 9 19:20:57 PDT 2015
- The takeover fails and becomes disabled on reboot
[Node1: cf_main: cf.fm.givebackForced:alert]: Failover monitor: forcing reboot to clear state
[Node1: cf_main: cf.fm.panicToInProgress:alert]: Failover monitor: Panic during takeover; takeover will be disabled on reboot.
- Low memory message seen in EMS
[Node-1: scsit_lu_1: wafl.memory.statusLowMemory:warning]: WAFL is running low on memory, with 771MB remaining.