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ONTAP MetroCluster

Clearing the configuration on a controller module

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Before using a new controller module in the MetroCluster configuration, you must clear the existing configuration.

  1. If necessary, halt the node to display the LOADER prompt:


  2. At the LOADER prompt, set the environmental variables to default values:


  3. Save the environment:


  4. At the LOADER prompt, launch the boot menu:

    boot_ontap menu

  5. At the boot menu prompt, clear the configuration:


    Respond yes to the confirmation prompt.

    The node reboots and the boot menu is displayed again.

  6. At the boot menu, select option 5 to boot the system into Maintenance mode.

    Respond yes to the confirmation prompt.