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Power down procedure VMWare / NetApp

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Last Modified: 2012-05-12
EE,

I have a dual controller 2040 (local disks) as well as disk shelf with vcenter and virtual switch (n1000v)

I'd like to know how to properly shut these down. First I saw a few blogs and comments but no documented method. The Virtual switch and vCenter have given me troubles in the path with network issues and disconnecting all my VMs so the proper procedure for this is important.

Also on the NetApp, I heard I'd have to cf disable, I think the local site will fail at remembering to set it back, so couldn't I just type Halt -f on both nodes instead?

Anyways, any assistance is appreciated

Thanks
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