This topic describes how to view the properties of an availability replica for an AlwaysOn availability group by using SQL Server Management Studio or Transact-SQL in SQL Server 2012.
To view availability replica properties, using:
SQL Server Management Studio
To view and change properties an availability replica
In Object Explorer, connect to the server instance that hosts the primary replica, and expand the server tree.
Expand the AlwaysOn High Availability node and the Availability Groups node.
Expand the availability group to which the availability replica belongs, and expand the Availability Replicas node.
Right-click the availability replica whose properties you want to view, and select the Properties command.
In the Availability Replica Properties dialog box, use the General page to view the properties of this replica. If you are connected to the primary replica, you can change the following properties: availability mode, failover mode, connection access for the primary role, read-access for the secondary role (readable-secondary), and the session-timeout value. For more information, see Availability Replica Properties (General Page).
To view properties and states of availability replicas
To view the properties and states of availability replicas, use the following views and system function:
For information about performance counters for availability replicas (the SQLServer:Availability Replica performance object), see SQL Server, Availability Replica.
To view information about availability groups
To manage availability replicas
To manage an availability database