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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What is the best way to replicate a large number of SQL 2008 DBs to a failover instance in Amazon Web Services

Our application creates a new sql database for every customer and we will be continually adding new customers and creating new databases every day. These databases can range in size from 3 megabytes ...
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Failover strategy for a 4 servers scenario

I am trying to figure out how to set up replication & failover in a scenario with 4 servers (2 per location) where any server may assume the Master role. My initial scenario is the following one: ...
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SQL Server 2008 R2 Failover Clusters behaviour on multiple failures

I'm testing the resilience of one of our test systems. We have 2 x DB (SQL 2008 R2 on Server 2008 R2, running in ESXi VMs) arranged in a Failover Cluster. Shutting down the Active SQL Server service ...
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VPS hosting with IP failover across datacenters

Is there any VPS hosting that would allow IP failover (or remapping) across different datacenters ? The only one I aware of is EC2 with their Elastic IP. What I'm trying to achieve is to have servers ...
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Failover of mirrored webservice

We are using a webservice (over http) which has 2 mirrored servers, accessible as, say www.blah.com and www2.blah.com. Is there a software solution that would help us handle failover? Currently if one ...
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Most VMS refuse to start

Setup: Virtual Host, running server 2012, hosting around 10 production VMs Problem: Last night, 2 VMs stopped with no warning, event log notification, or any information. The rest of the VMs on this ...
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Keepalived failover not working for Static NAT target behind Cisco ASA

I've got a Cisco ASA[0] with a pair of Linux boxes in the DMZ running Keepalived and HAproxy acting as a load-balancing failover pair for another pair of Windows servers, also in the DMZ. I'm ...
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TeamCity (or Jenkins) with Cluster/Replicated servers

We use Team City 7 for Continuous Intergration. Sometimes I need to bring down the server for maintenance which stirs up complaints. Is anyone using a cluster for these types of servers where there ...
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Openldap Mirror Mode replication failover

We have currently one master ldap server and around 400 slave servers which are partially replicated through that master.All openldap versions are same and 2.4.31 What we want is actually if master ...
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Solr on a two node Jboss cluster

Are there any issues with deploying Solr on two node jboss cluster with the index shared on a NFS mount point? We would like to do this for high-availability across data centers.
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DFS Replication Manager on Failover Cluster Nodes

I currently have a VM architecture setup for high availability / manageability. The one point of failure is that I have a single windows 2008 machine that runs DFS replication across the servers in my ...
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XenServer IP Failover OVH not working

I have got problem on XenServer with IP FailOver in OVH. I did everything what is in this official tutorial http://help.ovh.co.uk/BridgeClient and IP not working. On my VM is Debian 7 64bit I set MAC ...
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Dreamhost DNS to AWS Route 53

I'm looking to setup DNS failover for config.webconverger.com and I think Route53 is the best option to get it going. However I'm confused how to export the DNS zone from Dreamhost to Route 53, ...
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Failover web hosting with multiple NS

Are there any drawbacks in having each nameserver entry in a domain name point to different failover server? In this setup, the same DNS server will also serve the content - so if it's down, the ...
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How to bind CIFS server to virtual IP in Windows Server 2012?

I'm a unix guy who is new to clustering with Windows. I have two Windows 2012 servers that have the StorNext clustered filesystem mounted as drives on each. If I try to add the File Sharing role, I ...
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Unable to remote desktop using failover cluster name

I am using Microsoft Failover Cluster and I have 2 nodes - say node1 & node2. The nodes are successfully accessed by remote desktop. but the cluster name is not accessible. The cluster name is ...
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JBoss: switch domain in case of failure

In a cluster configuration of 2 different physical servers, managed with the domain setup, where one of the servers is the master and acts as a domain and the other is the slave and gets the ...
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Squid on windows loadbalancing only to one server

After thousands of googles and trying days i cant get the load balancer/failover in squid on windows to work. Iam using squid 2.7. My webservers are 2 single NIC lighttpd and one dual nic lighttpd. ...
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High availability setup with 2 tomcat servers in Windows

I am trying to set up a high availability setup(not load balancing, only HA) with 2 tomcat servers. When I google for information, I get tons of links with apache+HAProxy+keepalived setup for linux ...
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keepalived - service not available on the 'passive' host

I've got ip failover configured on two hosts for a mysql (percona) cluster with keepalived; the failover works as expected, but I cannot access the service from the host that is passive or in ...
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Windows 2003 cluster: One node offline causes the cluster service on the other node to fail

I configured a 2 node cluster on 2 Windows 2003 machines with Exchange 2003 The resources: Majority node set Data volume Cluster IP Cluster network name Exchange 2003 system attendant (and all ...
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ISC-DHCPD failover, Modifying host definitions via OMAPI

Background: I'm working on replacing my single DHCP server with 2 in a failover configuration. When I do a DHCP request I see the lease is created in both dhcpd.leases files on each server. However, I ...
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Kerberos high availability failover, Apache Mod_auth_kerb, Using the Kerberos slave is slow

We host our own Redmine rails web application internally with Apache using Mod_auth_kerb and our internal Kerberos for authentication. We have 2 internal Kerberos servers KDC1 and KDC2. KDC1 is ...
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OpenVPN Failover Validation

I've never seen something like this: I'm using OpenVPN Access Server to validate failover between two servers. When I validate their SSH connecction I get this error: ERROR: CONNECT_SECONDARY: ...
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ISC DHCP fails to sync leases between peers

I use ISC DHCP version 4.1.1 on Debian GNU/Linux on both servers. I tried to solve the following problem using various versions of ISC DHCP but it remained the same. My configuration for failover ...
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Basic solution for IP address failover on Windows

I'm trying to find a basic solution that will allow an IP address to fail over from one Win2k3 server to a standby one. I've got my own programs that can detect when a failure has occurred and trigger ...
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IP migration by filtering

I'm looking for a solution to use virtual IPs between 2 hosts, but in a specific way. I would like to have the addresses bound to both hosts at once, but filtered out on the inactive one (arp ...
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Failover Cluster Quorum Failing

I have two nodes which boots from iscsi to implement windows 2008 cluster. And I'm using disk majority option as quorum over iscsi. But when the quorum's iscsi connection failed(May be san server ...
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Setting up Cisco routers using WIC-1AM interface cards for backup/failover over dialup

I have two 1751 routers using a 56K connection. The routers work with out any issues. I want to add a WIC-1AM to each router as backup/failover. All I need to do for the routing should add a new ...
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XenServer HA (failover VM's) without shared storage

In the university from Uruguay where I work, we have 2 IBM BladeCenter S with 4 server blades each one. Each blade have XenServer 6.2 installed and working. Our idea is have each BladeCenter in ...
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IP Failover - Configured, but disabled

I have multiple debian servers on which I configured "IP Failovers" or "Floating IPs". My floating IP is 10.0.0.2 and I have an A records: www.example.com pointing to this IP. I configured this ...
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Is it possible to have VOIP and data share a common fail-over connection?

Internally, VOIP and data services are wired separately. They operate on two mutually exclusive networks, with separate broadband connections. Currently, there is no fail-over backup for VOIP ...
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Automatic failover in SQL server alwayson availability group

I have 2 nodes in my SQL server fail over cluster. I use SQL server 2012 always on feature for HA purpose. The problem is that when one my server goes down the automatic fail over does not happen! ...
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keepalived - random re-elections

We have set up 3 servers running keepalived . We started noticing some random re-elections occurring which we can't explain so I cam here looking for advice. Here is our configuration: MASTER: ...
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Create a fail-safe private network between multiple cloud servers

I want to create a virtual private network between two or more virtual cloud servers, comparable to Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (Amazon VPC is not an option, as the servers are not hosted at AWS). I ...
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FreeIPA issue: after ipa1 server kernel panic, not switching to ipa2 failover server

Our setup is as follows. All machines are running under Centos 5.8. We have a gateway machine with a firewall, gw.example.com, through which all external traffic is funneled. Behind it we have 2 ...
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SQL DTC Failover Scenario

We had an interesting scenario in our clustered production environment last week. SQL 2008/R2 two boxes clustered on Win 2008/R2 in Active/Passive mode. On the active node A, the clustered MS/DTC ...
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Limit Devices on SonicWall FailOver Connection

We'd like to use a SonicWall to configure a failover Internet connection that will likely use a Verizon 4G "jetpack". We don't anticipate having to use this very often but when we do we are concerned ...
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mysql Failover using HA PRoxy and mysql-proxy

i am using ubuntu and succeeded to create 2 servers Master-Master using tungsten and its working perfectly, with this setup master1 192.168.1.10 master2 192.168.1.11 proxy 192.168.1.12 i want to add ...
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Best strategy for maintaining different config file versions for failover

I have two servers. They're both LAMP servers with one as the primary public facing machine and the other as the secondary. Right now I have a script on the secondary that monitors the primary. If ...
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heartbeat ip failover not working

I followed tutorial from this link. If I stop heartbeat service, the other node will take the virtual ip and bind http to that ip. But if I disconnect the network or turnoff power of currently active ...
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Server 2012 cluster - SAN volume - failover not working

The following configuration is available: - 3 HP SAN disk Enclusores / 2 SAN controller; HSV200 (FC) - 2 HP Brocade SAN switches - 2 HP blade servers, each with a QLogic FC HBA QMH2462 - SAN volume is ...
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How can I set up the most manual sort of failover possible?

I do not want my servers to automatically fail over, even if it means an hour of downtime. I have synchronous replication in my DB, and I have 4 servers (2 app and 2 database). How can I use virtual ...
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Can a File Server resource be brought online if there is no dependency Disk provided in Microsoft Failover Cluster?

We have a Failover cluster having 2 nodes and we have set up a File Server resource which has 3 disks related to 3 File Server resources. I tried to create a new File Server share in that same service ...
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Can I use pound to fail-over to a different site/location?

We recently opened new offices at a separate location/state and I want our web services to fail-over to this new site/location. Is it even okay to do this over the internet (no VPN)? Would pound ...
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proxy server with failover on string detection

I am looking for a proxy server with failover on string detection. I have a 3rd web application that fails and displays an error message. Since the server is "technically" up DNS failover doesn't ...
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SQL Server 2008 failover clustering

Yesterday a power surge took out our SQL Server. Had to have the motherboard replaced and everything. Not good. Anyway, I'm now looking into failover clustering to prevent such an event from ...
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Cisco 2911 - BDSL/3G-HWIC - How to failover to 3G if BDSL offline?

We have a site where we have a cisco 2911 router. Said router has BDSL provided over ethernet and a 3G-HWIC for redundancy. At the moment this is manually failed over in the event of a BDSL outtage, ...
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lagg choosing the wrong MAC

I have two interfaces em1 and em2. I use the following config: ifconfig_lagg0="laggproto failover laggport em1 laggport em2 192.168.1.99 netmask 255.255.255.0" lagg0: ...
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Network Load Balancer taking a long time to redirect to a new server:

I have two servers, both with Windows Network Load Balancing installed and running on them. I have an IP that all my domain points to, and that IP is then bound to both servers. NLB then does the ...