Installing and cabling MetroCluster components for two-node SAS-attached stretch configurations

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The storage controllers must be cabled to the storage media and to each other. The storage controllers must also be cabled to the data and management network.

Before you begin any procedure in this document

The following overall requirements must be met before completing this task:

  • Prior to installation you must have familiarized yourself with the considerations and best practices for installing and cabling disk shelves for your disk shelf model.

  • All MictoCluster components must be supported.

    In the IMT, you can use the Storage Solution field to select your MetroCluster solution. Use the Component Explorer to select the components and ONTAP version to refine your search. You can click Show Results to display the list of supported configurations that match the criteria.

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  • The terms node and controller are used interchangeably.