Fabric-attached MetroCluster configuration with disks

A fabric-attached MetroCluster configuration includes two pairs Brocade or Cisco Fibre Channel switch fabrics that provide long distance connectivity between the nodes. Through the switches, each controller can access its own storage and its partner's storage, with local storage mirrored at the partner site.

The following figure illustrates the fabric-attached MetroCluster configuration with disks:

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Note: This is a simplified figure that does not show disk shelf-to-disk shelf connections.