How to replace a NIC on Filestore 5.6

Article:HOWTO75120  |  Created: 2012-04-25  |  Updated: 2012-04-30  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/HOWTO75120
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NIC interface which was excluded at the time of installation OR which is added newly in cluster can be added to FileStore cluster by using support scripts.

To add device use following steps,
- Login in to master node support account and execute su – root
- Go to path /opt/VRTSnasgw/scripts/
- Execute: ./device_add.sh -d <device_name>
- Note that device with device name must be present on all nodes.
- This will add physical device, and later if required admin can add virtual IP’s from master login.

To remove device use following steps,
- Login in to master node support account and do su – root
- Go to path /opt/VRTSnasgw/scripts/
- Execute: ./device_remove.sh <device_name>
- Removing private device can lead to problem in cluster communication. It is discouraged to remove priveth device.
- In case of public interface the VIP’s will get deleted from cluster.



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