I am in the process of converting a FAS2552 from 7-Mode to Clustered. After changing the boot env clustered variable to true and go into the boot menu option 4 to wipe and initialise I am getting the error
"Warning: Data ONTAP has detected an attempt to switch the value of bootarg.init.boot_clustered. Usage of this boot argument requires Technical Support assistance. If this was an accidental change, ensure bootarg.init.boot_clustered matches the root aggregate of the node."
The file just halts at that point.
I came across an article that is point me to a KB 2018512. But it seems I dont have permission to access same.
There is one more place the boot mode is stored, as a failsafe against accidental change. The intent seems to be to ensure support or a partner is engaged when a controller is being converted. There are a couple ways to clear it, but after the kb site was relaunched I can't tell which KBs are available to who. So rather than send you a bunch of links you probably can't open, you're probably better off calling support or your partner to get you past it. You're also going to need a cluster base license key to set up the cluster, which your partner or NetApp SE can get for you.
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