Start-ClusterGroup

Start-ClusterGroup

Starts one or more clustered roles on a failover cluster.

Syntax

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




Detailed 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.

Parameters

-ChooseBestNode

Aliases

none

Required?

false

Position?

named

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

false

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-Cluster<String>

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.


Aliases

none

Required?

false

Position?

named

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

false

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-IgnoreLocked

Specifies that locked groups are ignored when running the cmdlet.


Aliases

none

Required?

false

Position?

named

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

false

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-InputObject<PSObject>

Specifies the clustered role to start.


Aliases

none

Required?

false

Position?

named

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

true (ByValue)

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-Name<String>

Specifies the name of the clustered role to start.


Aliases

none

Required?

false

Position?

1

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

false

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-Wait<Int32>

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.


Aliases

none

Required?

false

Position?

named

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

false

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

<CommonParameters>

This cmdlet supports the common parameters: -Debug, -ErrorAction, -ErrorVariable, -InformationAction, -InformationVariable, -OutVariable, -OutBuffer, -PipelineVariable, -Verbose, -WarningAction, and -WarningVariable. For more information, see    about_CommonParameters.

Inputs

The input type is the type of the objects that you can pipe to the cmdlet.

  • Microsoft.FailoverClusters.PowerShell.ClusterGroup

Outputs

The output type is the type of the objects that the cmdlet emits.

  • Microsoft.FailoverClusters.PowerShell.ClusterGroup

Examples

Example 1: Start a resource group

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


PS C:\> Start-ClusterGroup -Name FileServer1

Example 2: Start a resource group without wait

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.


PS C:\> Start-ClusterGroup FileServer1 -Wait 0

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