ONTAP 9.14.1 commands

network interface failover-groups create

Create a new failover group

Availability: This command is available to cluster administrators at the admin privilege level.


The network interface failover-groups create command creates a grouping of failover targets for logical interfaces on one or more nodes. Use this command to add a new network port or interface group to an existing failover group.


-vserver <vserver> - Vserver Name

Use this parameter to specify the name of the Vservers from which this failover group is accessible.

-failover-group <text> - Failover Group Name

Use this parameter to specify the name of the logical interface failover group that you want to create.

-targets [node>:<port],…​ - Failover Targets

Use this parameter to specify the list of failover targets (network ports, interface groups, or VLANs on a node) belonging to this failover group.


The following example shows how to create a failover group named failover-group_2 containing ports e1e and e2e on node Xena.

cluster1::> network interface failover-groups create -vserver vs0 -failover-group failover-group_2 -targets xena:e1e,xena:e2e
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