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DR partner NVLog mirroring is not online error when attempting switchover

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Applies to

  • MetroCluster FC
  • FC-VI
  • ONTAP 9


  • DR partner NVLog mirroring is not online when attempting switchover:

NETAPP-1::*> metrocluster operation show
Operation: switchover-simulate
      State: failed
Start Time: 8/29/2018 06:45:06
   End Time: 8/29/2018 06:45:13
     Errors: Failed to validate the node and cluster components before the switchover operation.
NETAPP-1::NETAPP-11 (non-overridable veto): DR partner NVLog mirroring is not online. Make sure that the links between the two sites are healthy and properly configured.

  • DR Interconnect mirror status is offline:

NETAPP-1::*> metrocluster interconnect mirror show
                          Mirror   Mirror
                  Partner Admin    Oper
Node Partner Name Type    Status   Status  Adapter Type   Status
---- ------------ ------- -------- ------- ------- ------ ------
NETAPP-11   NETAPP-12 HA  enabled online
                                           mlx4_0  IB     Up
                                           mlx4_0  IB     Up
            NETAPP-21 DR  enabled offline
                                           fcvi_device_0 FC-VI Up
                                           fcvi_device_1 FC-VI Up
            NETAPP-22 AUX enabled offline
                                           fcvi_device_0 FC-VI Up
                                           fcvi_device_1 FC-VI Up
NETAPP-12   NETAPP-11 HA  enabled online
                                           mlx4_0  IB     Up
                                           mlx4_0  IB     Up
            NETAPP-22 DR  enabled offline
                                           fcvi_device_0 FC-VI Up
                                           fcvi_device_1 FC-VI Up
            NETAPP-21 AUX enabled offline
                                           fcvi_device_0 FC-VI Up
                                           fcvi_device_1 FC-VI Up
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  • ONTAP event logs (EMS) show:

Sat Sep 08 00:42:34 CEST [NETAPP-21: ispfcvi2500_main1: fcvi.qlgc.sendIUError:error]: FC-VI adapter: Port 1a sendIU status = Port logged out(status code = 0x29), FCVI opcode = Connect Request(0x10), QP name = Control, QP index = 2, Remote node's system id = 1


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