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High Availability window

The High Availability window provides a pictorial representation of the HA state, interconnect status, and takeover or giveback status of all the HA pairs in clustered Data ONTAP. You can also manually initiate a takeover or giveback operation.

You can view details such as the takeover or giveback status and interconnect status by clicking the HA pair image.

The color indicates the HA pair status:

When multiple HA pairs in a cluster are simultaneously involved in storage failover operations, the cluster status that is displayed is based on the status and severity of the HA pair. The following order of severity is considered while displaying the cluster status: Takeover in progress, Giveback in progress, Waiting for giveback.


You can perform tasks such as takeover or giveback based on the status of the nodes in the HA pair.

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Updates the information in the window.
Note: Information displayed in the High Availability window is automatically refreshed every 60 seconds.