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Start-ClusterGroup

Start-ClusterGroup

microsoft.failoverclusters.powershell.dll

Synopsis

Starts one or more clustered roles, also known as resource groups, on a failover cluster.

Syntax

Start-ClusterGroup [-Name] [-Cluster] [-IgnoreLocked] [-InputObject] [-Wait] [<CommonParameters>]

Detailed Description

The Start-ClusterGroup cmdlet starts one or more clustered roles, also known as resource groups, on a failover cluster. With this cmdlet, a clustered role can be started again after stopping it for maintenance or diagnosis.

Parameters

-Cluster <String>

Specifies the name of the cluster on which to run this cmdlet. If the input for this parameter is . or it is omitted, then the cmdlet runs on the local cluster.

Aliases

None

Required?

false

Position

named

Default value

Accept pipeline input?

false

Accept wildcard characters?

false

-IgnoreLocked <SwitchParameter>

Specifies that locked groups are ignored when running the cmdlet.

Aliases

None

Required?

false

Position

named

Default value

Accept pipeline input?

false

Accept wildcard characters?

false

-InputObject <PSObject>

Specifies the clustered role to start.

Aliases

None

Required?

false

Position

named

Default value

Accept pipeline input?

true (ByValue)

Accept wildcard characters?

false

-Name <String>

Specifies the name of the clustered role to start.

Aliases

None

Required?

false

Position

1

Default value

Accept pipeline input?

false

Accept wildcard characters?

false

-Wait <Int32>

Specifies the time in seconds to wait for the cmdlet. If the Wait parameter is not specified, then the cmdlet waits for completion. If -Wait 0 is specified, then the call is initiated and the cmdlet returns without waiting.

Aliases

None

Required?

false

Position

named

Default value

Accept pipeline input?

false

Accept wildcard characters?

false

Input Type

Microsoft.FailoverClusters.PowerShell.ClusterGroup

Return Type

Microsoft.FailoverClusters.PowerShell.ClusterGroup

Notes

None

Examples

EXAMPLE 1

This example starts the clustered file server, or resource group, called FileServer1.

PS C:\>Start-ClusterGroup FileServer1
Name                       OwnerNode                                      State 
----                       ---------                                      ----- 
FileServer1                node1                                         Online 

EXAMPLE 2

This example starts the clustered file server, or resource group, called FileServer1. The Windows PowerShell® prompt returns as soon as the action has been initiated.

PS C:\>Start-ClusterGroup FileServer1 -Wait 0
Name                       OwnerNode                                      State 
----                       ---------                                      ----- 
FileServer1                node1                                        Pending 

Online Version
Add-ClusterGroup
Get-ClusterGroup
Move-ClusterGroup
Remove-ClusterGroup
Stop-ClusterGroup