GatewayOperationsExtensions.BeginFailover Method

Initiates the forcing of a gateway failover, which deactivates the primary Virtual Network Gateway and switches over to a secondary gateway.

Namespace: Microsoft.WindowsAzure.Management.VirtualNetworks
Assembly: Microsoft.WindowsAzure.Management.VirtualNetworks (in Microsoft.WindowsAzure.Management.VirtualNetworks.dll)

Dim operations As IGatewayOperations
Dim virtualNetworkName As String
Dim returnValue As GatewayOperationResponse

returnValue = GatewayOperationsExtensions.BeginFailover(operations, virtualNetworkName)

public static GatewayOperationResponse BeginFailover (
	IGatewayOperations operations,
	string virtualNetworkName
/** @attribute ExtensionAttribute() */ 
public static GatewayOperationResponse BeginFailover (
	IGatewayOperations operations, 
	String virtualNetworkName
public static function BeginFailover (
	operations : IGatewayOperations, 
	virtualNetworkName : String
) : GatewayOperationResponse



The IGatewayOperations object that specifies the Virtual Network Gateway operations.


The name of the Virtual Network.

Return Value

An GatewayOperationResponse object that includes an HTTP status code and request ID.

For more information about causing failovers, see Cause Virtual Network Gateway Failover.

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

Development Platforms

Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012

Target Platforms