Because the goal is to simulate a crash on the Primary, do not use IBC Messaging for trial failover.
vxrlink -g hrdg pause rlk_london_hr_rvg
To pause the RLINK on the Secondary, type:
vxrlink -g hrdg pause rlk_seattle_hr_rvg
vxrvg -g hrdg -P trial snapshot hr_rvg
trial is the prefix for the snapshot plexes for all data volumes. Snapshot data volumes with names
trial-hr_dv02 are created.
vxrlink -g hrdg resume rlink_name
where rlink_name is the name of the paused RLINK.
trial-hr_dv02that you have snapped off.
vxfsfile system, use
vxrvg -g hrdg -P trial snapback hr_rvg
-P option to the
snapback command reattaches to the original volume the plexes with the prefix specified when taking the snapshot.