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Configuring a network Virtual Interface that will be used for SnapMirror replication

Gabster29

I need help configuring a Virtual Interface between a Primary and a Secondary sites. 

In the Primary site I have 2 IP addresses and in the secondary site, there are 4 IP addresses. 

This interface will be used for SnapMirror replication. Could someone please work me through this configuration, I'm new to Clustered ONTAP and still learning it as I go or point me to a document. We're still on version 8.2

Thanks

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Re: Configuring a network Virtual Interface that will be used for SnapMirror replication

donny_lang

Here is the documentation with instructions for creating intercluster LIFs in ONTAP 9.2 and earlier:

 

https://docs.netapp.com/ontap-9/index.jsp?topic=%2Fcom.netapp.doc.exp-clus-peer%2FGUID-3E74D0DB-CA7D-437A-920C-CED37D55622F.html

 

You'll also need to create a cluster peer relationship between your source and destination clusters:

 

https://docs.netapp.com/ontap-9/index.jsp?topic=%2Fcom.netapp.doc.pow-csp%2FGUID-4B31A233-E8DB-4509-B00C-2FE9E1A48CA2.html

 

And a vserver (SVM) peer relationship between the source and destination SVMs:

 

https://docs.netapp.com/ontap-9/index.jsp?topic=%2Fcom.netapp.doc.pow-csp%2FGUID-3498EC3C-320D-4D09-B68F-AB894007F7DD.html

 

This just covers the ONTAP components, it assumes that there is existing networking configuration for connectivity between sites, etc. 

 

Happy reading, let me know if any more questions come up!

 

Donny

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Re: Configuring a network Virtual Interface that will be used for SnapMirror replication

Gabster29

Great!!!  Thank you

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