ONTAP 9.14.1 commands

system node root-mount create

Create a mount from one node to another node’s root volume.

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


The system node root-mount create command produces a root-mount from one node in the cluster to another node’s root volume. The root-mount is marked for immediate creation by a background task. Use the system node root-mount show command to view the current status of root-mount or verify task completion.


-node <nodename> - Owner of the Root-mount

The node name where the root-mount will be created.

-root-node <nodename> - Root-mount Destination Node

The node name that the root-mount will access.


The following example shows the creation of a root-mount from cluster1::nodeA to cluster1::nodeB and the verification of the successful completion.

cluster1::> system node root-mount show
This table is currently empty.

cluster1::> system node root-mount create -node nodeA -root-node nodeB

cluster1::> system node root-mount show
Node              Root Node         State       Last Error
----------------- ----------------- ----------- -------------------------------
nodeA             nodeB                   ready
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