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Failover to Another Host

Post by nestorius » Feb 25, 2017 9:59 am

Hi;

I have been working on Disaster Recovery Scenario, I have two host, Host1, Host2. Host 2 have two Virtual machines and two replica of this machines. Rep1, Rep2. When Host 2 is corrupt can I failover Rep2 on Host1, is this possible. I don't success this, I get error. Thanks...

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Re: Failover to Another Host

Post by P.Tide » Feb 25, 2017 5:08 pm

Hi,

First of all, why to keep VMs and their replicas on the same host? To be able to failover to Host 1 you should setup replication job to replicate VMs from Host 2 to Host 1, otherwise if Host 2 fails the replicas will die as well.
I don't success this, I get error.
What kind of error did you get? Please describe all actions that you've performed, step by step.

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Re: Failover to Another Host

Post by veremin » Feb 27, 2017 2:29 pm

When Host 2 is corrupt can I failover Rep2 on Host1, is this possible
Nope, you cannot do that, since corrupted host contains both original VM and its replica. Thanks.

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Re: Failover to Another Host

Post by nestorius » Mar 01, 2017 7:32 am

Hi,

I understand what you means. When I differ original vm and replica vm locations it worked. Thanks...

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Re: Failover to Another Host

Post by veremin » Mar 02, 2017 11:41 am

That's the recommend setup, indeed. Glad that you've figured that out.

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