Clearing the configuration on a controller module

Before using a new controller module in the MetroCluster configuration, you must clear the configuration.


  1. If necessary, halt the node to display the LOADER prompt: halt
  2. At the LOADER prompt, set the environmental variables to default values: set-defaults
  3. Save the environment: saveenvbye
  4. At the LOADER prompt, launch the boot menu: boot_ontap menu
  5. At the boot menu prompt, clear the configuration: wipeconfig
    Respond yes to the confirmation prompt.
    The node reboots and the boot menu is displayed again.
  6. At the boot menu, select option 5 to boot the system into Maintenance mode.
    Respond yes to the confirmation prompt.