That should work just fine, for this scenario it would also be ok if all nodes talked to each other too. But if you want to control the communication, then creating a transit group will work just fine.
thanks Jon for the quick response. All nodes are on the same VLAN and bidirectional communication is in place. The 2 clusters have different cluster identifiers as both are residing on same subnet/VLAN. Hope this is not a show stopper. Also does all nodes should be running the same version to implement transit mode? Bcoz in my scenario, prod cluster boxes are running 188.8.131.52.0 and MCP cluster boxes are running 184.108.40.206.0.
So long as they can talk to each other, it doesnt matter. However all nodes should be on the same version if they exist in the cluster.
The appliance model doesnt matter.
Were you able to review the central management best practice?
Can i take backup of 4500C cluster and restore on 4500B cluster though they are running different versions?