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You can learn more about MetroCluster configuration and operation in from the NetApp documentation library.

MetroCluster and miscellaneous guides

Guide Content
  • All MetroCluster guides

  • A technical overview of the MetroCluster configuration and operation.

  • Best practices for MetroCluster configuration.

  • Fabric-attached MetroCluster architecture

  • Cabling the configuration

  • Configuring the FC-to-SAS bridges

  • Configuring the FC switches

  • Configuring the MetroCluster in ONTAP

  • Stretch MetroCluster architecture

  • Cabling the configuration

  • Configuring the FC-to-SAS bridges

  • Configuring the MetroCluster in ONTAP

  • MetroCluster IP architecture

  • Cabling the MetroCluster IP configuration

  • Configuring the MetroCluster in ONTAP

  • Guidelines for maintenance in a MetroCluster configuration

  • Hardware replacement or upgrade and firmware upgrade procedures for FC-to-SAS bridges and FC switches

  • Hot-adding a disk shelf in a fabric-attached or stretch MetroCluster configuration

  • Hot-removing a disk shelf in a fabric-attached or stretch MetroCluster configuration

  • Replacing hardware at a disaster site in a fabric-attached or stretch MetroCluster configuration

  • Expanding a two-node fabric-attached or stretch MetroCluster configuration to a four-node MetroCluster configuration.

  • Expanding a four-node fabric-attached or stretch MetroCluster configuration to an eight-node MetroCluster configuration.

Active IQ Unified Manager documentation

  • Monitoring the MetroCluster configuration and performance

  • Transitioning data from 7-Mode storage systems to clustered storage systems