Failover can be done manually or automatically. For automatic failover, make sure the following has been set for a successful automatic failover.

SQL Server Database AlwaysOn Checklist for Automatic Failover

  • Availability Group Listeners are setup and all processes point to the listeners.
  • Failover jobs have been setup.
  • All jobs in the Always On category. XXXXX_AvailabilityGroup category.
  • Failover Mode set to “Automatic”.

Last modified: July 1, 2020



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