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DR partner nodes unexpected reboot when MetroCluster IP NSO is performed

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MetroCluster IP


DR partner nodes unexpected reboot when MetroCluster IP NSO is performed, and the output of metrocluster operation show can be with errors or symptoms including:

(warning): Unable to validate SAN cache during Switchover. Reason: Failed to contact peer cluster "FASxxx" at addresses: 10.x.x.x, 10.x.x.x. RPC: Remote system error [from mgwd on node "FASxxx" (VSID: -3) to mgwd at 10.x.x.x, 10.x.x.x] in the remote cluster. Contact technical support for assistance in purging the SAN cache. FASxxx (warning): Unable to prepare the partner cluster for a pending switchback operation. Reason: Failed to contact peer cluster "FASxxx" at addresses: 10.x.x.x


FASxxxx-2::*> metrocluster switchover

Warning: negotiated switchover is about to start. It will stop all the data Vservers on cluster "FASxxxx-1" and automatically restart them on cluster "FASxxxx-2". Do you want to continue? {y|n}: y


Verifying partner cluster connectivity.MetroCluster switchover completed with errors in auto heal. Reason: Exceeded the maximum number of retries for the command in phase Auto heal started: Failed to reach partner cluster "FASxxxx-1". Verify that the remote cluster nodes are up and healthy


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