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Status Future consideration
Workspace IBM i
Categories PowerHA
Created by Guest
Created on Feb 14, 2024

Automatic failover notification

When ending the primary node in a 5250 session by default an automatic failover as documented here:
There are ways to change this behavior, the Smart Assist Tool provides a function (QZRDPWRHA/SETFACT) that allows you to have control over what casuse an IASP failover event. 

So yes there are ways to avoid this automatic failover to happen, but that is not my point. As with PWRDWNSYS  when entered in a 5250 session there is a conformation screen asking you to confirm yhe shutting down of your system by a special command key. All I am asking for a similar confirmation screen when ending the primary node. To some level ending the primary node can be seen as a pwrdwnsys as it has the same impact. All activity on the iASP is ended. 

This does not change the behaviour of that default policy it only adds an extra level of awareness. 

Idea priority High
  • Guest
    Feb 14, 2024
    The PowerHA team agrees with this idea and will use this idea as input to planning but no commitment is made or implied. The idea will be updated in the future if the request is implemented. The PowerHA team will use votes and comments from others in the community to help prioritize this idea.