To view the status of the primary and the standby cells in an appliance database high availability (HA) cluster, you can log in to the appliance management user interface of any cell from the database HA cluster.

The vCloud Director appliance database HA cluster consists of one primary and two standby cells. See Appliance Deployments and Database High Availability Configuration.

Procedure

  1. In a Web browser, go to the appliance management user interface at https://vcd_ip_address:5480.
  2. Log in as root.
  3. To view the details about the cells in the database HA cluster, click vCD Database Availability.
    Property Description
    Name The DNS name of the cell.
    Role

    Can be either primary or standby.

    An appliance database HA cluster consists of one primary and two standby cells.

    Status

    Can be running, unreachable, or failed.

    An asterisk (*) indicates the status of the primary cell.

    Following The name of the primary cell with which the standby cell replicates.

What to do next

If a standby cell is not in a running state, deploy a new standby cell.

If the primary cell is not in a running state, Recover from a Primary Database Failure in a High Availability Cluster.