If a system failure occurs on the Manager Service host and your system is configured appropriately, you can activate a secondary failover server.

Prerequisites

Procedure

  1. Change the startup type of the vCloud Automation Center Manager Service on the primary Manager Service host to manual start up.
    1. Select Start > Administrative Tools > Services on the primary server.
    2. Select Manual as the startup type of the vCloud Automation Center service.
  2. Make the secondary Manager Service host the active host by changing the startup type of the vCloud Automation Center service to automatic start up.
    1. Select Start > Administrative Tools > Services on the primary server.
    2. Select Automatic as the startup type of the vCloud Automation Center service.
  3. Verify that the secondary node is enabled on the load balancer.
  4. Restart vCloud Automation Center services.
    1. Select Start > Administrative Tools > Services.
    2. Start the vCloud Automation Center service, the Distributed Execution Manager services, and vCloud Automation Center agent services, in that order.
    3. Wait five minutes and check that the services you started are running.