Connecting a MetroCluster configuration to a different ONTAP Mediator instance

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If you want to connect the MetroCluster nodes to a different ONTAP Mediator instance, you must unconfigure and then reconfigure the Mediator connection in the ONTAP software.

Before you begin

You need the username, password, and IP address of the new ONTAP Mediator instance.

About this task

These commands can be issued from any node in the MetroCluster configuration.

Procedure

  1. Remove the current ONTAP Mediator from the MetroCluster configuration: metrocluster configuration-settings mediator remove

  2. Establish the new ONTAP Mediator connection to the MetroCluster configuration: metrocluster configuration-settings mediator add -mediator-address ip-address-of-mediator-host