About failover parent / failover child

Table: Service group dependency configurations: Failover parent / Failover child shows service group dependencies for failover parent / failover child.

Table: Service group dependency configurations: Failover parent / Failover child

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Failover parent depends on ...

Failover parent is online If ...

If failover child faults, then ...

If failover parent faults, then ...

online local soft

Failover Child online on same system.

Child is online on same system.

Parent stays online.

If Child fails over to another system, Parent migrates to the same system.

If Child cannot fail over, Parent remains online.

Child stays online.

online local firm

Failover Child online on same system.

Child is online on same system.

Parent taken offline.

If Child fails over to another system, Parent migrates to the same system.

If Child cannot fail over, Parent remains offline.

Child stays online.

online local hard

Failover Child online on same system.

Child is online on same system.

Parents taken offline before Child is taken offline.

If Child fails over to another system, Parent migrates to the same system.

If Child cannot fail over, Parent remains offline.

Child taken offline.

If Child fails over, Parent migrates to the same system.

If Child cannot fail over, Parent remains offline.

online global soft

Failover Child online somewhere in the cluster.

Child is online somewhere in the cluster.

Parent stays online.

If Child fails over to another system, Parent remains online.

If Child cannot fail over, Parent remains online.

Child stays online.

Parent fails over to any available system.

If no failover target system is available, Parent remains offline.

online global firm

Failover Child online somewhere in the cluster.

Child is online somewhere in the cluster.

Parent taken offline after Child is taken offline.

If Child fails over to another system, Parent is brought online on any system.

If Child cannot fail over, Parent remains offline.

Child stays online.

Parent fails over to any available system.

If no failover target system is available, Parent remains offline.

online remote soft

Failover Child online on another system in the cluster.

Child is online on another system in the cluster.

If Child fails over to the system on which Parent was online, Parent migrates to another system.

If Child fails over to another system, Parent continues to run on original system.

If Child cannot fail over, Parent remains online.

Child stays online.

Parent fails over to a system where Child is not online.

If the only system available is where Child is online, Parent is not brought online.

If no failover target system is available, Child remains online.

online remote firm

Failover Child online on another system in the cluster.

Child is online on another system in the cluster.

If Child fails over to the system on which Parent was online, Parent switches to another system.

If Child fails over to another system, Parent restarts on original system.

If Child cannot fail over, VCS takes the parent offline.

Parent fails over to a system where Child is not online.

If the only system available is where Child is online, Parent is not brought online.

If no failover target system is available, Child remains online.

offline local

Failover Child offline on the same system

Child is offline on the same system.

If Child fails over to the system on which parent in not running, parent continues running.

If child fails over to system on which parent is running, parent switches to another system, if available.

If no failover target system is available for Child to fail over to, Parent continues running.

Parent fails over to system on which Child is not online.

If no failover target system is available, Child remains online.