This Diagram is Netapp High-Availability
Controller 1 : Filer 1
Controller 2 : Filer 2
Controller 1 Active Shelves : Disk shelf
Controller 2 Active Shelves : Disk shelf
Switch/Fabric : Fibre channel Switch (brocade or cisco)
host : may be Windows or unix server
Advantage Netapp High-Availability :
- If any Hardware failure in this structure, the another hardware will take over that.
- For Example: If netapp controller 1 got failed means in the next second controller 2 will take over the controller 1 resources like LUN, CIFS and NFS Shares.
Filer back side view