Availability database is suspended

Availability database is suspended


Policy Name

Availability Database Suspension State


Availability database is suspended.




Availability database

This policy checks the state of data movement of the secondary database (also known as a "secondary database replica"). The policy is in an unhealthy state when the data movement is suspended. The policy is otherwise in a healthy state.


For this release of SQL Server 2016, information about possible causes and solutions is located at Availability database is suspended on the TechNet Wiki.

Data synchronization on this availability database might have been suspended because of the following:

  • Due to an error, the system might have suspended data synchronization.

  • The database administrator might have suspended data synchronization for maintenance purposes.

Resume data synchronization. If the issue persists, check the availability group in the Event log, and then diagnose why the system suspended data movement.

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