Stretch MetroCluster installation and configuration

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This guide describes how to install and configure the MetroCluster hardware and software components in a stretch configuration (sometimes referred to as a SAS optical MetroCluster configuration).

You should use this guide for planning, installing, and configuring a stretch MetroCluster configuration under the following circumstances:

  • You want to understand the architecture of a stretch MetroCluster configuration.

  • You want to understand the requirements and best practices for configuring a stretch MetroCluster configuration.

  • You want to use the command-line interface (CLI), not an automated scripting tool.