Scheduling Failovers


You can schedule failover groups to run according to a schedule.


  1. In the CommCell Browser, click Dev-Test & DR > Failover Groups.

    The Failover Groups tab appears.

  2. Under Group Name, right-click a group and click All Tasks > Schedule.


  3. From the Failover Type list, select the type of failover you want to run:

    • Planned Failover

    • Unplanned Failover

    • Test Boot VM

    Important: You cannot schedule Failback operations.

  4. Click OK.

    The Schedule Details dialog box appears.

  5. Select the appropriate scheduling options.

    For Example:

    1. In the Schedule Name box, type a name for the schedule.

    2. Click Weekly.

    3. In the Start Time box, type 6:00 p.m.

    4. In the On these days section, select Friday.

    5. Under Repeat, in the Every N Week(s) box, type or select 2.

    6. Click OK.

    When the scheduled job runs, you can track the progress of the job in the Job Controller tab.

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