Elastic Pools - Failover

Failovers an elastic pool.

POST https://management.azure.com/subscriptions/{subscriptionId}/resourceGroups/{resourceGroupName}/providers/Microsoft.Sql/servers/{serverName}/elasticPools/{elasticPoolName}/failover?api-version=2021-11-01

URI Parameters

Name In Required Type Description
path True


The name of the elastic pool to failover.

path True


The name of the resource group that contains the resource. You can obtain this value from the Azure Resource Manager API or the portal.

path True


The name of the server.

path True


The subscription ID that identifies an Azure subscription.

query True


The API version to use for the request.


Name Type Description
200 OK

Successfully completed elastic pool failover.

202 Accepted

Elastic pool failover is in progress.

Other Status Codes

*** Error Responses: ***

  • 400 ManagementServiceFeatureDisabled - User attempted to use a feature which is disabled.

  • 400 ElasticPoolFailoverThrottled - There was a recent failover on the elastic pool.

  • 400 ElasticPoolFailoverNotSupportedOnSKU - This type of customer initiated failover is not supported on the given SKU.

  • 404 OperationIdNotFound - The operation with Id does not exist.

  • 409 ManagementServiceDatabaseBusy - Database '{0}' is busy with another operation. Please try your operation later.

  • 409 ElasticPoolNotInStateToFailover - The elastic pool or a database within the elastic pool is currently in a state such that failover cannot be issued.

  • 409 OperationCancelled - The operation has been cancelled by user.

  • 409 OperationInterrupted - The operation on the resource could not be completed because it was interrupted by another operation on the same resource.

  • 429 SubscriptionTooManyCreateUpdateRequests - Requests beyond max requests that can be processed by available resources.

  • 429 SubscriptionTooManyRequests - Requests beyond max requests that can be processed by available resources.

  • 500 OperationTimedOut - The operation timed out and automatically rolled back. Please retry the operation.

  • 503 TooManyRequests - Requests beyond max requests that can be processed by available resources.


Failover an elastic pool

Sample request

POST https://management.azure.com/subscriptions/00000000-1111-2222-3333-444444444444/resourceGroups/group1/providers/Microsoft.Sql/servers/testServer/elasticPools/testElasticPool/failover?api-version=2021-11-01

Sample response