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SoreVirtual VSA maintenance

Hello,

we are planning a a maintenance on our StireVirtual VSA infrastructure.

We have 2 VSA appliances splittend on 2 rooms. We ware going to stop 1 room for maintenance.

I plan to stop the VSA on that room, and run only with 1 VSA.

I have 1 risk during this maintenance : is to lost the Quroum share.

My question is : if I stop a VSA appliance, still I need an access to the quorum share ?

Many thanks

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Re: SoreVirtual VSA maintenance

in order for the management group to be online you need 51+% of the voting members to be online.  Any less and you lose quorum and the system things it is the minority side of a split-brain situation.  If you have two systems and one FOM, you need at least one system and the FOM/share to be online in order for the management group to stay online.

 

executive summary:  YES you must have at least one node AND the quorum share online.

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Re: SoreVirtual VSA maintenance

If you want to keep working you must have a quorum share.

if not you will not have access to your data.

another possibility is to remove your quorum share and add 

a virtual manager then start it on the remaining node.

when you finish your maintenance you can add the quorum share again.

or use a FOM instead.

Regards.

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