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MetroCluster negotiated switchover fails with "Left behind aggregates from a giveback operation exist"

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Applies to

  • NetApp MetroCluster 
  • Negotiated switchover


MetroCluster negotiated switchover fails with the below veto:

MetroCluster:*> metrocluster switchover

Warning: negotiated switchover is about to start. It will stop all the data
Vservers on cluster "xxx" and automatically re-start them on cluster "xxx". It will finally gracefully shutdown cluster "xxx".
Do you want to continue? {y|n}: y
[Job xxx] Aborting the switchover operation...
[Job xxx] Job failed: Failed to validate the node and cluster components before the switchover operation. Use the "metrocluster operation show" command to view detailed error information. Resolve the errors, then try the command again.

MetroCluster::*> metrocluster operation show
(metrocluster operation show)
Operation: switchover
State: failed
Start Time: xxx
End Time: xxx
Errors: Failed to validate the node and cluster components before the switchover operation.
xxx(non-overridable veto): Left behind aggregates from a giveback operation exist

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