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SQL server 2017 AG failover with potential data lost

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hi,

we are going to test the manual AG failover and  I right click on AG console and select failover I saw this:





1)  is the warning matter? it will stop me from doing manual failover?
2) what should I do in order to fix this? we do this as we want to do SQL server 2017 CU22/23 update and the first node to install will be the secondary replica, then primary one.

  but I need to make sure that the failover working well before the patch happens.
3) as from primary and secondary the replication is in Async mode, what should I do before and after the failover and fallback?

the AG daskboard is showing everything is ok .


and from the photo I am not sure why the primary instance is on 02 but 01 is hosted by 03, 03 is the secondary replica! 02 is primary replica.

any thing to check which one is hosting the primary now?

any bugs in the AG dashbard ?

any way to check failover log on when the primary instance is failovered to 03 instead of staying in 02?
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