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How To Use OnCommand Workflow Automation For Automated Data Protection During Failover

Introduction:

 

The NetApp OnCommand Workflow Automation (WFA) engineering team recently published a WFA pack that lets you recreate SnapMirror and SnapVault protection after MetroCluster switchover and switchback. A switchover/switchback occurs during a planned or unplanned failover. Introducing automation promotes best practices for continuous data protection during these types of occurrences. Watch this video to learn how to take the steps for implementing and executing this pack.

 

Step 1:

Recreate SnapMirror and SnapVault protection after MetroCluster switchover.

 

Step 2:
Retain SnapMirror and SnapVault data before MetroCluster switchback.

 

Step 3:
Recreate SnapMirror and SnapVault protection after MetroCluster switchback.

 

 

Other Resources:


This WFA pack is available for download on the Storage Automation Store.

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Sound quality poor, and speaker's accent is very strong. Combination makes it difficult to understand...

Hi Ian,

The WFA engineering team is getting ready to publish a blog article to accompany this new WFA pack. I hope you will find it helpful (stay tuned).

Kristina

Very poor quality production.

Hello

Yes, for me as a non native english speaker difficult to understand

 

BUT: What happen if i have two-Node MetroCluster replicating Data with DP and XDP to a third cluster.

Do i have to reconfigure SnapMirror / SnapVault after a Switchover for NDO Ontap Upgrade?

 

as i understand the documentation, all snapmirror related data is not replicated and deleted on the Original Site after Switchback

 

Can someone please advise??

Hi Udo,

 

I will ask our technical person to respond. He may direct message you.

 

Regards,

Kristina

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