Commands for switchover, healing, and switchback

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There are specific ONTAP commands for performing the MetroCluster disaster recovery processes.

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Verify that switchover can be performed without errors or vetoes.

metrocluster switchover -simulate at the advanced privilege level

Verify that switchback can be performed without errors or vetoes.

metrocluster switchback -simulate at the advanced privilege level

Switch over to the partner nodes (negotiated switchover).

metrocluster switchover

Switch over to the partner nodes (forced switchover).

metrocluster switchover -forced-on-disaster true

Perform data aggregate healing.

metrocluster heal -phase aggregates

Perform root aggregate healing.

metrocluster heal -phase root-aggregates

Switch back to the home nodes.

metrocluster switchback