Introduction to StorageGRID Webscale maintenance

This guide contains recovery procedures for StorageGRID Webscale system grid nodes, decommissioning procedures, network maintenance procedures, and host-level and middleware maintenance procedures.

All maintenance activities require broad understanding of the StorageGRID Webscale system. You should review your StorageGRID Webscale system's topology to ensure that you understand the grid configuration. For more information about the workings of the StorageGRID Webscale system, see the Grid Primer and the Administrator Guide.

Ensure that you follow the instructions and warnings in this guide exactly.

Maintenance procedures not described in this guide are not supported or require a services engagement.

For hardware recovery procedures, see the Hardware Installation and Maintenance Guide for the StorageGRID Webscale SG5700 series appliances or the StorageGRID Webscale SG5600 appliances.

Note: This guide uses "Linux" to refer to a Red Hat® Enterprise Linux®, Ubuntu®, CentOS®, or Debian® deployment. Use the NetApp Interoperability Matrix Tool to get a list of supported versions.