The following is the procedure to Shutdown Avamar GSAN:
1. Log on to the system as user admin.
2. Load the ssh keys
3. Verify hfscheck and garbage collect are not running.
ps -eaf|egrep “gc_cron|cp_cron|hfscheck_cron”
If hfscheck is still running, run “hfscheck_kill” as user admin to kill it off.
If GC is still running, you will need to let it finish before continuing.
If CP is running, you will need to let it finish running.
4. Take a checkpoint (as dpn)
su – dpn
exit (Note..you should now be back to admin)
5. Stop the EMS and MCS
dpnctl stop ems
dpnctl stop mcs
6. Stop the GSAN
7. Verify avamar is shutdown
In this output it shows avamar is down:
dpnctl: INFO: gsan status: down
dpnctl: INFO: MCS status: down.
dpnctl: INFO: EMS status: down.
dpnctl: INFO: Scheduler status: down.
dpnctl: INFO: Maintenance operations status: suspended.
dpnctl: INFO: Unattended startup status: disabled.
dpnctl: INFO: [see log file “/usr/local/avamar/var/log/dpnctl.log”]
Now you can safely power off the hardware.