MetroCluster Installation

( Duration: 2 Days )

MetroCluster software is a unique high-availability and disaster-recovery solution. In MetroCluster Installation training course, you learn how to cable and set up a MetroCluster environment. Using active, participatory exercises, you practice the configuration and verification steps. You also learn to identify component failures and practice recovery steps.

By attending MetroCluster Installation workshop, Participants will learn to:

  • Describe the major architectural components of a MetroCluster environment
  • Cable nodes, back-end FC switches, and FibreBridge devices
  • Set up bridges and back-end FC switches
  • Configure the clusters at both sites
  • Set up a MetroCluster configuration and serve data to clients
  • Detect and recover from failures in a MetroCluster environment
  • Install and configure Tiebreaker software

Attending the following courses or possess equivalent knowledge:




  • Define MetroCluster environment
  • List and differentiate between the versions of CIFS
  • List an overview of the installation process
  • Determine how to check hardware compatibility for MetroCluster

Cable Connections

  • Configure Shelf IDs
  • Cabling Shelves to Bridges
  • Cabling Bridges to FC switches
  • Cabling Controllers
  • Cabling ISLs

Bridge and Switch Configuration

  • List the steps to configure the bridges
  • Describe the steps to configure the back-end FC switches

Cluster Configuration

  • List the steps to configure the controllers
  • Describe the steps to configure the clusters

MetroCluster Configuration

  • Configure the MetroCluster services
  • Verifying a MetroCluster with Config Advisor
  • Monitoring a MetroCluster with the CLI
  • Monitoring a MetroCluster with OCUM
  • Servicing user data in a MetroCluster environment

Failure Scenarios

  • Understand what happens when components fail in a MetroCluster environment
  • Describe the switchover and switchback operations
  • Discuss scenarios of where scripting Data ONTAP interactions

Tiebreaker Configuration

  • Describe the Tiebreaker software
  • Describe how Tiebreaker detects failures
  • Install Tiebreaker
  • Describe how to monitor a MetroCluster with Tiebreaker

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