Creating data aggregates on, implementing, and verifying the MetroCluster configuration

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You must create data aggregates on each node, implement, and verify the MetroCluster configuration.

  1. Create data aggregates on each node:

    1. Create a mirrored data aggregate on each node using the procedure in Mirroring the root aggregates.

    2. If desired, create unmirrored data aggregates using the procedure in Creating a mirrored data aggregate on each node.

  2. Implement the MetroCluster configuration using the procedure in Implementing the MetroCluster configuration.

  3. Configure the MetroCluster FC switches for health monitoring using the procedure in Configuring the MetroCluster FC switches for health monitoring.

  4. Check and verify the configuration:

    1. Check the MetroCluster configuration using the procedure in Checking the MetroCluster configuration.

    2. Check for MetroCluster configuration errors with Config Advisor using the procedure in Checking for MetroCluster configuration errors with Config Advisor.

    3. Verify switchover, healing, and switchback using the procedure in Verifying switchover, healing, and switchback.

  5. Install the MetroCluster Tiebreaker software using the procedure in Configuring the MetroCluster Tiebreaker software.

  6. Set the destination for configuration backup files using the procedure in Protecting configuration backup files.