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Switchback vetoed - DR Partner not ready

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Applies to

  • MetroCluster
  • Controller upgrade


  • Switchback operation is vetoed with the following reason: 

Cluster_A::> metrocluster operation show 
Errors: Failed to validate the node and cluster components before the switchback operation.
                  Cluster_A:(non-overridable veto): The DR partner is not ready for the switchback operation. Contact technical support for assistance.

  • The following output show discrepancy between cluster and node-level view of MetroCluster state: 

Cluster_A::> metrocluster node show
DR                               Configuration  DR
Group Cluster Node               State          Mirroring Mode
----- ------- ------------------ -------------- --------- --------------------
1     Cluster_A
              Node1      configured     enabled   switchback vetoed
              Node2      configured     enabled   negotiated switchover completed


Cluster_A::> metrocluster show

Configuration: two-node-fabric

Cluster                        Entry Name             State
------------------------------ ---------------------- ---------------------
Local: Cluster_A
                                 Configuration State  configured
                                                Mode  switchover
                                 AUSO Failure Domain  auso-on-cluster-disaster
Remote: Cluster_B
                                 Configuration State  configured
                                                Mode  waiting-for-switchback
                                 AUSO Failure Domain  auso-on-cluster-disaster



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