I have a strange issue. I have two sites, A and B, A replicates to B using DP relationships. Since shifting the kit at site B to a new datacentre I am having trouble with SM.
Both nodes in the switchless cluster have an uplink to the Nexus datacentre switch, using port e0c (Twinax). Node 01 seems to have a faulty cable, which will be replaced at a later date, so in the meantime I have admin shut the port on the node.
Cluster peer health shows partial connectivity to the source cluster, as you would expect. The trouble I have is the SM relationships will not update, the event log indicates it is due to the Intercluster LIF on node 01 is not up.
As I understand the replication should still flow through node 02.
Hi Dan, unfortunately not. The intercluster LIFs are node specific, they will not failover to other nodes in the cluster. I'm guessing you've only the one connection per node? If possible setup a second intercluster LIF on each node to avoid this problem. Intercluster LIFs can share ports with data ports, however there are some considerations, detailed in the Data Protection Guide.