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cf giveback -f

xiatian

hi, expert: 

      introduce my  environment:

     hardware : NETAPP FAS3220 ,     version :    NetApp Release 8.1.3P3 7-Mode:

     the  following is issue .

     when i execute the command ,

      cf giveback , notice me , because of the CIFS process is alive, dont agree with me to continute , the command failed.

 so that  i  execute the command cf giveback -f  .  finished the command -f option,

  both of the controller  is reboot,   what's wrong the controller ?  I read many document about  FAS3220.

  but the dont  explain  directly   ,  so the command  cf giveback -f , will reboot  controller ?

 

     

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Re: cf giveback -f

michelef

It is not expected that the controller performing the giveback will reboot when issuing a cf giveback -f.

 

Using cf giveback -f can be disruptive as per the article below:

https://kb.netapp.com/Advice_and_Troubleshooting/Data_Storage_Software/ONTAP_OS/Can_the_cf_giveback_-f_command_be_disruptive%3F

 

However if you see both nodes reboot there is likely something else going on here.

 

Michelle.

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