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How to remain the access to two unjoined nodes.

heightsnj

After two nodes get unjoined from a cluster:

 

1. Should I still have sp access to run nodeshell commands?
2. what least should I do to have ssh access?

 

Thanks!

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SpindleNinja

SP access - yes. 

 

You'll need to make sure the controller gets reinitialized before you do anything else.   Which you can do through the SP after running "system console" via the SP.   

TMAC_CTG

After unjoining, the system does a wipeconfig which I believe also wipes all "user" info out of the SP/BMC. If you are logged in, you are OK until you log out. 

If the SP/BMC keeps its' IP, you may be able to SSH in with either "naroot" or "admin" without a password....I think!

heightsnj

Specifically, can I still run "sanitation" in nodeshell after unjoined nodes from the cluster?

heightsnj

After unjoined two nodes,  I should be still able to using SP/BMC to get into nodes, the root aggregates(or data aggr as well) should be still there, and that are required to run "sanitation", right?

 

 

TMAC_CTG

To unjoin, all the volumes had to go away (except the root/vol0). The Root and any data aggregates may still be around.

The system does a wipeconfig and dumps you back to the Boot Menu.

Choose option 5 to go into Maintenance mode and use the "disk sanitize" command to start sanitizing.

HDD: take a very long time. 4-passes. Three for wipe and one for format.

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