system node halt

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Shut down a node

Availability: This command is available to cluster administrators at the admin privilege level.


The system node halt command stops all activity on a node. You may supply a reason for the shutdown, which will be stored in the audit log. You may also keep partner nodes from performing storage takeover during the shutdown.


-node {<nodename>|local} - Node

Use this mandatory parameter to specify the node that you want to shut down. The value local specifies the current node.

[-reason <text>] - Reason for Shutdown

Use this parameter to enter a brief note to indicate the reason for the restart, which will be stored in the audit log. Providing this information assists support personnel with troubleshooting efforts.

[-f, -inhibit-takeover <true>] - Disallow Storage Takeover by Partner

This parameter optionally forces the shutdown and prevents storage failover. LIFs will migrate prior to shutdown even when inhibit-takeover is set to true . To prevent LIF migration, skip-lif-migration-b