Start-ClusterGroup

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

Syntax

Start-ClusterGroup
     [[-Name] <String>]
     [-ChooseBestNode]
     [-Cluster <String>]
     [-IgnoreLocked]
     [-InputObject <PSObject>]
     [-Wait <Int32>]
     [<CommonParameters>]

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.

Examples

Example 1

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

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

Example 2

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

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.

Optional Parameters

-ChooseBestNode
Type:SwitchParameter
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False
-Cluster

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.

Type:String
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False
-IgnoreLocked

Specifies that locked groups are ignored when running the cmdlet.

Type:SwitchParameter
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False
-InputObject

Specifies the clustered role to start.

Type:PSObject
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:True (ByValue)
Accept wildcard characters:False
-Name

Specifies the name of the clustered role to start.

Type:String
Position:0
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False
-Wait

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.

Type:Int32
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False

Inputs

Microsoft.FailoverClusters.PowerShell.ClusterGroup

Outputs

Microsoft.FailoverClusters.PowerShell.ClusterGroup