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Commands for switchover, healing, and switchback

There are specific Data ONTAP commands for performing the MetroCluster disaster recovery processes.

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Verify that switchover can be performed without errors or vetos. metrocluster switchover -simulate at the advanced privilege level

Clustered Data ONTAP 8.3 man page: metrocluster switchover - Switch over storage and client access

Verify that switchback can be performed without errors or vetos. metrocluster switchback -simulate at the advanced privilege level

Clustered Data ONTAP 8.3 man page: metrocluster switchback - Switch back storage and client access

Switch over to the partner nodes (negotiated switchover). metrocluster switchover

Clustered Data ONTAP 8.3 man page: metrocluster switchover - Switch over storage and client access

Switch over to the partner nodes (forced switchover). metrocluster switchover -forced-on-disaster true

Clustered Data ONTAP 8.3 man page: metrocluster switchover - Switch over storage and client access

Perform data aggregate healing. metrocluster heal -phase aggregates

Clustered Data ONTAP 8.3 man page: metrocluster heal - Heal DR data aggregates and DR root aggregates

Perform root aggregate healing. metrocluster heal -phase root-aggregates

Clustered Data ONTAP 8.3 man page: metrocluster heal - Heal DR data aggregates and DR root aggregates

Switch back to the home nodes. metrocluster switchback

Clustered Data ONTAP 8.3 man page: metrocluster switchback - Switch back storage and client access