In computing, failover is automatic switching to a redundant or standby computer server, system, or network upon the failure or abnormal termination of the previously active application, server, system, or network. Failover and switchover are essentially the same operation, except that failover is ...

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Simultaneous server crash in fail over cluster

I have 2 servers in a failover cluster. The cluster defines a shared 'ClusterStorage' drive. The drive maps to a SAN device through iScsi. Recently, the 2 servers rebooted on their own at the same ...
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local port forwarding with failover

There is a number of similar though not identical processes (worker processes) running on the localhost and listening each on its own TCP port, let's say process1 is listening on port 10001 process2 ...
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AWS + KeepAliveD: Not able to Ping or Telnet Virtual IP from remote hosts

I am setting up KeepaliveD with 2 nodes on AWS by following this article. My Virtual IP gets moved from one node to another in case of fail-over. However, the VIP just cannot be accessed from a remote ...
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How to setup redundancy for AWS Elastic Load Balancers?

In the spirit of redundancy and fail-over, I would like to know some strategies on setting up AWS Elastic Load Balancers for DR, that is, if this is really an issue? (A single ELB would LB traffic to ...
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Can we build a Hyper V failover cluster without a SAN or other shared storage?

I have a question about Hyper-V Failover Cluster. I have 2 server Hyper-V and want to use a failover cluster. As far as I know, I need a SAN server for that, so do we need it in here?
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Bring back to restoring state an online database

I configured logshinging for a database. I did some tests and tried a controlled failover. During log shipping secondary db is in restoring state. To have a controlled failover i stopped the primary ...
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OpenVPN failover

In my company we have two offices in two totally different locations. A is the main office, and B is the secondary. There is a VPN server at A office, and every computer access the A network via this ...
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nginx failover reverse proxy [closed]

I have this setup: nginx server with ip 10.50.0.60 server with ip 10.50.0.102 server with ip 10.50.0.104 NOTE: web1 and web2 are saved in DNS as >> 10.50.0.60 in my NGINX, I want an that if I ...
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Hyper-V Failover-Cluster: How does the Cluster know the difference between the Management and the Cluster Network?

Reading the Network Recommendations for a Hyper-V Cluster in Windows Server 2012, I am left with some unanswered questions. It's recommended to have a management network and a cluster network. The ...
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Active Diretory fails unless both of my Domain Controllers are up

So I'm starting a virtualization project for my on campus servers, right now we're running local instances of AD on 2 domain controllers. Both domain controllers are setup as DNS/GCs and have all the ...
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options timeout doesn't work when Primary DNS server in resolv.conf fails

I currently have 2 load balanced AWS Linux box(s) which communicate to several windows web servers.These Linux servers act as a forwarder, re-direct rules etc onto these windows boxes and acts as a ...
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How does HA / failover work?

Let's say we have ten servers, each one has a copy of stateless application. user enters address in a browser / client program. dns server returns a list of ip (however many people say that dns ...
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Transparent switch from Wifi to ethernet

I have the following network setup: Zyxel USG 200 Firewall which also acts as DHCP server 2 Switches 2 Wifi APs (Zyxel NWA3560-N and WAC6503D-S) with NAT and DHCP disabled The clients (mostly ...
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Heartbeat fails to start

I have two virtual machines running CentOS 6.6 (I use WMware workstation). I have heartbeat installed and configured on both. The configurations are: /etc/ha.d/ha.cf udpport 694 debugfile ...
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Proxmox Virtualized Client (Network Configuration)

first some information about me. I ordered a server from ovh and purchased one failover ip to test proxmox and do some training. The main Server is hosting proxmox(Example IP: 123.45.67.89 to figure ...
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Internal Failover Load Balancing in Azure

I have a MongoDB Cluster deployed in Azure. Normally a MongoDB cluster has at least a couple of mongo router instances (mongos) which is where an application should connect (the application is also ...
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Bind9: Master->Slave Notify IPv6 with fallback to IPv4

I've a small Master->Slave DNS scheme setup between two machines running Debian 8 + Bind9 in dual IP stack. The master and the slave both own an IPv4 and IPv6 used by bind, enfored by the ...
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How to set up ARR in active/passive (aka failover) mode?

The Problem I am trying to configure several web farms (for different sites) following the NLB+ARR architecture. Let's say I have 6 VMs: ARR+NLB cluster of 2 VMs. It receives traffic and forwards ...
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DHCP Failover works but no DNS available

I have a DHCP failover (load balance) configured. DHCP failover works but the clients are not getting any DNS entries. We have 2 DNS servers using AD-integrated zones, and the failover is between ...
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Redis high availability and load balancing

I'm using Redis for some time and now we want to move to a redundant cluster which would be fault tolerant, highly available and load balanced. I principally use Redis for some PHP web application ...
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using apache2 mod_proxy(_balancer) for 3+3 tomcat failover configuration

we have got 3 active Tomcat instances, the load should be distributed evenly amongst them (sticky sessions via jvmroute, ajp). We also have got 3 failover Tomcat instances running. If one of the 3 ...
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How to enable “persistent mode” in Windows failover cluster manager 2012?

In Windows Server 2008 R2 there was a checkbox named "Enable persistent mode" on a General tab in the Properties of a cluster resource. In Windows Server 2012 that seems to have disappeared. My ...
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How to configure NIC teaming on free VMWare ESXi 5.5?

There are articles online that describe this process for paid version of ESXi via VDS. My understanding is that VDS is not available on free ESXi version. We, however, do not need fully blown HA on ...
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vSphere Cluster no failover

I've inherited a 2-node vSphere Cluster (vCenter appliance in the cluster). We recently had one host crash during working hours. My understanding with a vSphere HA Cluster (and like any cluster) when ...
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Replacing 1GBe with 10GBe NIC Failover Cluster Host

We have a 3-node Failover Cluster - all currently running 4 Port 1GBe NIC Cards. We intend to upgrade these NICs to 2x 10GBe + 2x 1GBe NIC cards which have the following configuration: Ports 1 -- ...
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dhcp relay with failover to local service

I'd like to set up a dhcp server which normally relays to a central site, but has a pool of addresses to hand out if the link to the central site goes down. I'm using isc dhcp server on Debian, but ...
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Run generic Windows Service with affinity for the Primary Replica of an SQL Server AlwaysOn Availability Group

Is it possible to configure a generic Windows service in a Windows Server Failover Cluster such that the service always runs on the same machine as the Primary Replica (read/write) of an SQL Server ...
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OS X server Open Directory fail over successfully but not the user home directories

We setup the OS X server Open Directory(OD) master and replica. Users are created on master and their home directories are on the master server. When the master OD server is down, the OD client (MAC) ...
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Error getting the list of sites from the target environment: An invalid dn syntax has been specified

Trying to add another (second) Domain Controller to an existing Domain. In the second step of "Active Directory Domain Services Configuration Wizard" getting the following error: Error getting the ...
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Which method can I use to automate DNS-failover with monitoring?

We're operating multiple redundant servers across the world for latency reasons. Currently if one site goes down, our only way to let another site take over that region is through DNS. We would like ...
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Softlayer HAProxy with failover

I have 2 virtual servers on Softlayer, both running HAProxy. I am trying to set up failover with keepalived. Each server has a private IP and public IP, and they are on the same VLAN. I've tried many ...
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Failover pacemaker cluster with two network interfaces?

So, i have two test servers in one vlan. srv1 eth1 10.10.10.11 eth2 10.20.10.11 srv2 eth1 10.10.10.12 eth2 10.20.10.12 Cluster VIP - 10.10.10.100 Corosync config with two interfaces: ...
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monitor of systemd resource with pacemaker & corosync returns “not running” when cloned while it is

The setup: - OS: CentOS 7, latest versions op Corosync, Pacemaker & PCS - two node active/active cluster with a virtual IP - on both nodes Exim is running for outoging mail (SMTP), nothing special ...
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IIS7.5 Virtual Directory Wrong Physical Path

I have been fighting this problem for hours, and I can't make IIS (7.5 on 2008r2) do the right thing. Every time I try to go to the photos virtual directory, I get a 404.0 and the physical path listed ...
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BroadCom 5720 Multi-Switch Connection failing to achieve full bandwidth

We have following Setup: 2 redundant Dell 2848 Switches, identically configured and connected via 8-Port LAG on Ports 41-48. 2 identically setup Dell R730 with BroadCom 5720. Operating System is ...
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Using Azure Traffic Manager for an immediate increase in capacity

I have a REST web-service on Azure which has very high but variable load, it's all set-up to auto scale using Paraleap so that it can handle the peak periods but keep costs down when things are ...
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Hadoop: How to configure failover time for a datanode

I need to re-replicate blocks on my HDFS cluster in case of a datanode is failing. Actually, this appears to already happen after a period of maybe 10min. However, I want to decrease this time, but ...
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how to avoid timeouts during server reboot

I am running into issues with a site that is using DNS round robin for failover. There are two webservers. When I turn off apache on one box, everything is fine. When browsers try to go to the ...
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Is going to work this failover scheme? [closed]

I have two replicated LAMP servers, one as slave and the other as master: Master: Name = master.kimsufi.com - IP = 5.5.5.1 Slave: Name = slave.kimsufi.com - IP = 5.5.5.2 (as you can see, both are ...
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DRBD + corosync + pacemaker - Servers won't connect after failover

I got 2 servers configured with drbd, corosync with pacemaker. It is all working fine, primary server gets secondary if it fails, and secondary gets primary. But if the 1st server comes up again ...
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Dell PowerConnect Link Aggregation Failover Failed

We are a small office with two Dell PowerConnect 5548 switches that, together, cover all of our servers and hosts. I had them connected using ports 47 and 48, which I placed in a LAG. Port 47 was ...
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How do I bond eth0 to failover to wlan0 after WAN connection loss?

I would like to have my monitoring box (Zenoss) notify me when the network upstream of me goes down without an actual link loss. I have had some issues with our CoLo's switches going down, but I ...
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What is optimal sql server cluster storage solution?

I have been assigned a project where sql server is running on a single server with single raid 1 volume. This setup has worked fine until hardware failure resulted in about a day worth of downtime ...
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Windows 2012 R2 Hyper-V cluster without shared hardware

I have several servers with local SATA/SAS RAID arrays. I would like to run there virtual machines with some level of automated failover - sync VM to secondary node in 1 minute interval and automated ...
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Redis/Sentinel cluster failover results in “failover-abort-not-elected master”

I have a 2 node Redis cluster set-up. [master] 192.168.56.102: Redis Master (:6379), Redis Slave (:6380), Sentinel(:26379), Sentinel#2(:26380) [rescue] 192.168.56.103: Redis Master (:6379), Redis ...
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Openvpn failover setup - Routing to clients with static ips

I have a setup with an openvpn server and many clients connected to it. All those clients have fixed ip addresses, derived from their certificate name. Behind the openvpn server, I have a management ...
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Windows Server Failover Clustering with two servers

I was going to create a Windows Server Failover Cluster, in order to set up MS SQL Server AlwaysOn Availability Groups. As a prerequisite of failover clustering, I've created and configured an ...
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“Applications and Services” is missing from Failover Cluster Manager

Microsoft instructions advise to use "Services and Applications" but it's missing from the Failover Cluster Manager. For example, the documentation for Test the Failover of a Clustered Service or ...
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Windows Failover Cluster - Create Cluster Wizard: error occurred while creating the cluster

I have 2 identical Windows Server 2008 R2 servers which I am trying to setup a failover cluster on. The "Validate a Configuration" passes, but the actual creation process produces an error: An error ...
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Best CNAME TTL strategy for fallover switching

I've recently been thinking about the TTL of our DNS. We have A records for our servers and then CNAME records for the customer facing names. The www.example.com CNAME points to server-01.example.com ...