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AutoFailbackType

Specifies whether the group should automatically be failed back to the node identified as its preferred owner when that node comes back online following a failover. The following table summarizes the attributes of the AutoFailbackType property.

AttributeValue

Data type

DWORD

Access

Read/write

Structure

CLUSPROP_DWORD

Minimum

ClusterGroupPreventFailback (0)

Maximum

ClusterGroupAllowFailback (1)

Default

ClusterGroupPreventFailback

 

Remarks

The data for the AutoFailbackType property can be set to one of the following values of the CLUSTER_GROUP_AUTOFAILBACK_TYPE enumeration.

NameValueDescription

ClusterGroupPreventFailback

0

Prevents failback.

ClusterGroupAllowFailback

1

Allows failback (requires a preferred owners list for the group).

 

Note that setting this property to ClusterGroupAllowFailback has no effect if you have not specified a preferred owners list for the group. Use the SetClusterGroupNodeList function to specify a preferred owners list.

Examples

The property value portion of a property list entry for AutoFailbackType can be set with the following example code:


DWORD          AutoFailbackTypeData = ClusterGroupAllowFailback;
CLUSPROP_DWORD AutoFailbackTypeValue;

AutoFailbackTypeValue.Syntax.dw = CLUSPROP_SYNTAX_LIST_VALUE_DWORD;
AutoFailbackTypeValue.cbLength  = sizeof(DWORD);
AutoFailbackTypeValue.dw        = AutoFailbackTypeData;

Requirements

Minimum supported client

None supported

Minimum supported server

Windows Server 2008 Enterprise, Windows Server 2008 Datacenter

See also

Group Common Properties
CLUSPROP_DWORD
CLUSTER_GROUP_AUTOFAILBACK_TYPE
SetClusterGroupNodeList