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You can learn more about MetroCluster configuration and operation from the NetApp documentation library.

MetroCluster and miscellaneous guides

Guide

Content

  • All MetroCluster guides

NetApp MetroCluster Solution Architecture and Design, TR-4705

  • A technical overview of the MetroCluster FC configuration and operation.

  • Best practices for MetroCluster FC configuration.

MetroCluster IP Solution Architecture and Design, TR-4689

  • A technical overview of the MetroCluster IP configuration and operation.

  • Best practices for MetroCluster IP configuration.

  • Stretch MetroCluster architecture

  • Cabling the configuration

  • Configuring the FC-to-SAS bridges

  • Configuring the MetroCluster in ONTAP

  • MetroCluster IP architecture

  • Cabling the configuration

  • Configuring the MetroCluster in ONTAP

  • Understanding the MetroCluster configuration

  • Switchover, healing and switchback

  • Disaster recovery

  • Guidelines for maintenance in a MetroCluster FC configuration

  • Hardware replacement or upgrade and firmware upgrade procedures for FC-to-SAS bridges and FC switches

  • Hot-adding a disk shelf in a fabric-attached or stretch MetroCluster FC configuration

  • Hot-removing a disk shelf in a fabric-attached or stretch MetroCluster FC configuration

  • Replacing hardware at a disaster site in a fabric-attached or stretch MetroCluster FC configuration

  • Expanding a two-node fabric-attached or stretch MetroCluster FC configuration to a four-node MetroCluster configuration.

  • Expanding a four-node fabric-attached or stretch MetroCluster FC configuration to an eight-node MetroCluster FC configuration.

  • Upgrading or refreshing a MetroCluster configuration

  • Transitioning from a MetroCluster FC configuration to a MetroCluster IP configuration

  • Expanding a MetroCluster configuration by adding additional nodes

  • Monitoring the MetroCluster configuration with the MetroCluster Tiebreaker software

Active IQ Digital Advisor documentation

  • Monitoring the MetroCluster configuration and performance

  • Transitioning data from 7-Mode storage systems to clustered storage systems

  • How mirrored aggregates work