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MetroCluster Switchback failed - remote node not reachable

Applies to

  • MetroCluster
  • ONTAP 9


  • MetroCluster Switchback fails with error:

Failed to set up the node and cluster components for the switchback operation.
metrocluster2 (fatal): Configuration replication service is not ready for this operation in cluster "metrocluster1". Retry the command after checking that the heartbeats from the partner cluster are active in cluster "metrocluster1". To check the status of heartbeats from the remote cluster run the "metrocluster check config-replication show" command.

  • Heal aggregates and heal root has been performed and the disaster nodes are booted.


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