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MetroCluster IP nodes report Mixed-Path when using Mediator

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Applies to

  • MetroCluster IP
  • ONTAP Mediator
  • Mixed-Path HA


  • Sysconfig reports that the MetroCluster nodes are in a Mixed-Path HA configuration.

ClusterA::> run local sysconfig
        NetApp Release 9.7P7: Thu Aug 27 16:59:02 EDT 2020
        System ID: 012345678 (ClusterA-02); partner ID: 012345679(ClusterA-01)
        System Serial Number: 7217123123123 (ClusterA-02)
        System Rev: A0
        System Storage Configuration: Mixed-Path HA

  • Mediator disks are attached:

ClusterA::> disk show -container-type mediator
                     Usable           Disk    Container   Container
Disk                   Size Shelf Bay Type    Type        Name      Owner
---------------- ---------- ----- --- ------- ----------- --------- --------
NET-1.13                  -     -   - VMDISK  mediator    -         ClusterA-01
NET-1.14                  -     -   - VMDISK  mediator    -         ClusterB-02
NET-1.15                  -     -   - VMDISK  mediator    -         ClusterA-02
NET-1.16                  -     -   - VMDISK  mediator    -         ClusterB-01


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