Before You Begin
The Admin (a) role is required to change the roles of the active and standby DCU-SPM assignment.
For a description of DCU health states, see DCU Status States.
Changing the controlling SPM configuration might cause an interruption in communication between the DCU assigned Host and Oracle ILOM. If this occurs, any active KVMS sessions on the DCU-host will automatically be disconnected.
In the DCU table, view DCU location, Host-DCU assignment, and health details. For servers that support SPM redundancy, view the SPM that is actively assigned to manage the DCU system activity.
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View these DCU properties: health = location = host_assigned =
If supported, view the controlling SPM property for the assigned DCU: sp_name = /SYS/SPPn/SPMn
For further details about the properties shown for the DCU target, type: help /System/DCUs/DCU_n
Web: In the System Information > DCUs page, do the following:
In the DCU table select a DCU assignment then from the Actions list, select either Graceful Failover (negotiates the DCU-SPM assignment) or Forceful Failover (forcibly changes the DCU-SPM assignment).
If a prompt appears to confirm that you want to continue the failover operation. Click Yes to continue, otherwise click No.
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CLI: Type: set /Systems/DCUs/DCU_n initiate_sp_failover = true|force
Where true gracefully negotiates the DCU SPM assignment, where force forcibly changes the DCU-SPM assignment.
If a prompt appears to confirm that you want to continue the failover operation. Type y to continue, otherwise type n.