ONTAP 9.14.1 commands

system controller replace show

Display status of controller replacement

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


The system controller replace show command displays overall information about the currently running, or previously run controller replacement operation. The command displays the following information:

  • Operation Status

  • Error message

  • Recommended action


{ [-fields <fieldname>,…​]

If you specify the -fields <fieldname>, …​ parameter, the command output also includes the specified field or fields. You can use '-fields ?' to display the fields to specify.

| [-instance ] }

If you specify the -instance parameter, the command displays detailed information about all fields.


The following example displays information about automated nondisruptive operation:

cluster1::*> system controller replace show
  Node             Status                   Error-Action
  ---------------- ------------------------ ------------------------------------
  node1            Paused-for-intervention  Follow the instructions given in
                                            Step Details
  node2            None
Step Details:
Controller replacement operation has been paused for user intervention.
  Collect the following info from the current node:
    1.  vserver services name-service dns show
    2.  service-processor show -node * -instance
    3.  network port ifgrp show
    4.  network port vlan show
    5. network interface failover-groups show
    6. storage array config show -switch switchname
    7. storage encryption disk show
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