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DAG failover issue

Posted on 2013-02-02
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URGENT !!

We are unable to connect to to cluster using Cluster Admin and unable to carry out the weekly Activity for updates

Can someone please help me perform the failover

No errors in the Application logs
Exchange 2010 SP2
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Question by:vicky19
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by:Suliman Abu Kharroub
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Fail-over should be done automatically...

Open EMC and check the status of the DBs on each dag node ? is it healthy/active ?
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by:R--R
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check if the cluster service is running in services.msc
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by:vicky19
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Sulimanw, The DB are healthy as no action can be taken till i cant failover

R-R, thats the first thing i checked and its running
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by:R--R
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Check the logs in = Application and service log  = microsoft = exchange
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by:Manpreet SIngh Khatra
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Managing a Server Cluster from the Command Line
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc779044%28v=WS.10%29.aspx

Check with command line switches if this helps

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by:vicky19
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R-R, i said i checked Appllication logs and nothing much
What do you mean by "Application and service log  = microsoft = exchange" ?

Rancy, will have a look into your article me working on another issue\post as well
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by:vicky19
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Guys any other suggestions apart from the command prompt as i can see the Group and resources in ther
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by:Manpreet SIngh Khatra
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Vicky19: Dont mind but when you have a suggestion that can help you failover resources what more are you looking for ??

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Maybe rancy your correct but i want to try and take all precautions and not fall into more issues, so let see if someone can share some help or else will try with your option
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by:vicky19
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Seems the AV was causing some issues on Active server, commands would surely be helpful in future if we are unable to get the Cluster GUI working again
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