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Ovveride catalog service quorum

When the data center enters a failure scenario, consider overriding quorum so that container server events are not ignored. Use the xsadmin tool to query about and perform quorum tasks, such as the quorum status and overriding quorum.

Before you begin

The following message indicates that quorum has been lost. Look for this message in the catalog service logs.

CWOBJ1254W: The catalog service is waiting for quorum.

WebSphere eXtreme Scale expects to lose quorum for the following reasons:

You should only override quorum in a data center failure scenario. When you override quorum, any surviving catalog server instance can be used. All survivors are notified when one is told to override quorum.


Parent topic:

Operate the deployment environment

Related concepts

Catalog server quorums

Catalog service

Related tasks

Start and stop stand-alone servers

Start and stop servers in a WAS environment

Use the embedded server API to start and stop servers

Manage ObjectGrid availability

Configure quorum

Monitor with the xsAdmin sample utility

Related reference

Administer programmatically with Managed Beans (MBeans)


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