Freeze a service group to prevent it from failing over to another system. The freezing process stops all online and offline procedures on the service group. Note that you cannot freeze a service group when the service group state is in transition.
To freeze a service group from Cluster Explorer
In the Service Groups tab of the configuration tree, right-click the service group.
Click the cluster in the configuration tree, click the Service Groups tab, and right-click the service group icon in the view panel.
Click , and click or from the menu. The persistent option maintains the frozen state after a reboot if you save this change to the configuration.
To freeze a service group from Command Center
In the Command Center configuration tree, expand .
Click the service group.
Select the check box if necessary. The persistent option maintains the frozen state after a reboot if you save this change to the configuration.