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What is the difference between switchover and failover in Veritas Cluster ??

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What is the difference between switchover and failover in Veritas Cluster ??
posted Mar 19, 2014 by Rahul Mehra

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Switchover is an manual task where as failover is automatic. We can switchover service group from online cluster node to offline cluster node in case of power outage, hardware failure, schedule shutdown and reboot. But the failover will failover the service group to the other node when VCS heartbeat link down, damaged, broken because of some disaster or system hung.

answer Mar 20, 2014 by Luv Kumar
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