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Welcome to my blog “randomly expressed”. I created this website to publish helpful tips. It’s mainly technology driven, but I will blog about other topics. I am a Unix sysadmin that is always looking to learn new things. My goal is to be able to share knowledge that others may find useful. xkcd.com

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ONTAP 9 system node migrate-root fails

By on September 22, 2018 in Storage, Technology with 2 Comments

The system node migrate-root command available only on ONTAP 9 or later, migrates the root aggregate of a node to a different set of disks non disruptively. The command starts a job that backs up the node configuration, creates a new aggregate, set it as new root aggregate, restores the node configuration and restores the […]

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cluster image package command fails

By on October 27, 2016 in Storage, Technology with No Comments

I was getting ready to upgrade our FAS 8040 storage array from ONTAP 8.3.2 to version 8.3.2P3 due to a critical bug fix. The link for it is here bug ID 1013396. If you are running ONTAP 8.3.2 and have volumes that are larger than 16TB then I suggest you upgrade immediately. Bug ID 1013396: […]

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