Mediator not reachable or Mediator quorum status is false

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After executing the snapmirror failover start command, the output for the snapmirror failover show command displays a message indicating that Mediator is not configured.

Cluster1::> snapmirror failover show
Source Destination Error
Path Path Type Status start-time end-time Reason
-------- ----------- -------- --------- ---------- ---------- ----------
vs0:/cg/cg vs1:/cg/cg planned failed 10/1/2020 10/1/2020 SnapMirror failover cannot start because the source-side precheck failed. reason: Mediator not configured.
05:50:42 05:50:43

Mediator is not configured or there are network connectivity issues.


If Mediator is not configured, you must configure Mediator before you can establish an SM-BC relationship. Fix any network connectivity issues. Make sure Mediator is connected and quorum status is true on both the source and destination site using the snapmirror mediator show command. (I WILL ADD LINK TO COMMAND ONCE TOPIC IS IN GITHUB)

cluster::> snapmirror mediator show
Mediator Address Peer Cluster     Connection Status Quorum Status
---------------- ---------------- ----------------- -------------    cluster2         connected         true