SAP ASCS on Failover Cluster

jc apple 41 Reputation points


We have SAP ASCS implemented on Windows 2016 Failover Cluster. There are several VMs running SAP services (SID) on ASCS.

We noticed that when the VM is restarted (SAP services stopped) via Powershell script, the Role on the Failover Cluster shows "stopped" status. As such, the SAP services does not start.

Simply, what the Powershell script does is :

  1. stop SAP services
  2. restart server / VM
  3. restart SAP services

While step 1 & 2 works, step 3 fails due to the "stopped" role status in the failover cluster.

Is there a correct way of doing this via scripting? We notice that this does not happen when we do steps 1 - 3 manually.

Any help or advice is much appreciated.

Thanks in advance.

Windows Server Clustering
Windows Server Clustering
Windows Server: A family of Microsoft server operating systems that support enterprise-level management, data storage, applications, and communications.Clustering: The grouping of multiple servers in a way that allows them to appear to be a single unit to client computers on a network. Clustering is a means of increasing network capacity, providing live backup in case one of the servers fails, and improving data security.
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  1. Limitless Technology 38,771 Reputation points

    Hi @jc apple

    As you have stated that the process stops at step 3 I would suggest you check your Failover Clustering system log events.

    These events all share the event source of FailoverClustering and can be helpful when troubleshooting a cluster.

    Failover Clustering system logs events

    Once you identify the ID then you can troubleshoot it from here

    Even though when you try to use a script to do this unless you find the source that stops the process even the script cannot help you out here.

    Hope this resolves your Query!!

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  1. jc apple 41 Reputation points

    Thanks LimitlessTechnology-2700 for the help and advice.

    Will check out the failover logs.

    Thanks once again for the help. Appreciate it.

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