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Can i start a service based on a failed service from another machine?



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Hi There, I am trying to automate a failover based on services. The scenario is this:

If Server A have Service A fail for x minutes and fails to restart itself Server B should start Service A on itself.

This would result in me having a series of monitors checking several services on Server A, if they all fail to come back online after say 5 minutes, the services are started on a DR server.

The application doesn't have the option in itself so I am looking for a clever way around it to save being woken at stupid o'clock.



failover remote-commands windows-services

Created on Jul 2, 2015 9:07:35 AM by  paulbeynon (0) 1

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You can create a notification that will start the service or run whatever script you want.

However I do not think there is a checkbox feature that will do that.

Created on Jul 2, 2015 12:46:30 PM by  Jeff Cook (101) 1 1



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Maybe make a notification which execute a script which by remote start up the service on server B?

Never done it myself, but I see you can make a Notification that execute a program under your account settings and making a new notification.

Then go to the sensors your want and apply it there.

Created on Jul 2, 2015 12:51:45 PM by  Klaus Sørensen (150)

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