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Cluster failover : define to which other server to fail over.

If you have a cluster spanning multiple major sites, it would be preferable for the users in Site A to fail over to another cluster member in the same site rather than a server in another location - modifying the cluster.ncf is not practical because it is automatically updated

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  • Dec 12 2018
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  • Guest commented
    15 Jan, 2019 11:49pm

    A third member of the cluster is sometimes added to perform tasks such as backup or archiving, and the primary and secondary are intended for user failover. In such cases, I have named the primary Mail-01, the secondary Mail-C1 and the tertiary Mail-D1. 

  • Guest commented
    14 Jan, 2019 04:16pm

    Hi Thomas.  The cluster spans a WAN, the servers local to a users are preferable to avoid latency. Also one site is less busy than the other so Domino seem to allocate a quiter server (ie remote location).

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    Thomas Hampel commented
    11 Jan, 2019 09:44pm

    Can you explain the use-case behind this request? if your cluster consists of 3 servers, and one server being down, why does the user need to fail over to a specific server and can not choose a random target?