Remove ONTAP Mediator or Tiebreaker monitoring before performing maintenance tasks

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Before performing maintenance tasks, you must remove monitoring if the MetroCluster configuration is monitored with the Tiebreaker or Mediator utility.

Maintenance tasks include upgrading the controller platform, upgrading ONTAP, and performing a negotiated switchover and switchback.

Steps
  1. Collect the output for the following command:

    storage iscsi-initiator show

  2. Remove the existing MetroCluster configuration from Tiebreaker, Mediator, or other software that can initiate switchover.

    If you are using…​

    Use this procedure…​

    Tiebreaker

    Removing MetroCluster Configurations in the MetroCluster Tiebreaker Installation and Configuration Guide

    Mediator

    Issue the following command from the ONTAP prompt:

    metrocluster configuration-settings mediator remove

    Third-party applications

    Refer to the product documentation.

  3. After completing maintenance of the MetroCluster configuration, you can resume monitoring with the Tiebreaker or Mediator utility.

    If you are using…​ Use this procedure

    Tiebreaker

    Adding MetroCluster configurations in the MetroCluster Tiebreaker Installation and Configuration section.

    Mediator

    link:../install-ip/concept_mediator_requirements.html [Configuring the ONTAP Mediator service from a MetroCluster IP configuration] in the MetroCluster IP Installation and Configuration section.

    Third-party applications

    Refer to the product documentation.