vcsqs - manage and display information about groups, resources, and systems in a cluster.


vcsqs -start

vcsqs -stop [-all | -shutdown | -evacuate]

vcsqs -grp [group]

vcsqs -res [resource]

vcsqs -config [resource]

vcsqs -sys

vcsqs -online group -sys system

vcsqs -offline group [-sys system]

vcsqs -switch group [-sys system]

vcsqs -freeze group

vcsqs -unfreeze group

vcsqs -clear group [-sys system]

vcsqs -flush group [-sys system]

vcsqs -autoenable group -sys system

vcsqs -users

vcsqs -addadmin username

vcsqs -addguest username

vcsqs -deleteuser username

vcsqs -updateuser username

vcsqs -intervals [type]

vcsqs -modifyinterval type value

vcsqs -version

vcsqs -help




The vcsqs command allows administrators to manage service groups and systems within a cluster. The command can also be used to display state information about all service groups, resources, and systems, or about a specific group, resource, or system.


-start Starts the VCS QS server and related processes on the local system.
-stop [-all | -shutdown | -evacuate]
  Stops the VCS QS server and related processes on the local system without offlining service groups active on that system. The -shutdown option offlines all service groups online on the system before VCS QS is stopped. The -all option can be used to stop or shutdown VCS QS on both systems. The -evacuate option fails over the service groups active on the local system to the other system before stopping VCS QS.
-grp [group]
  Displays the group state table or single group state.
-res [resource]
  Displays the resource state table or single resource state.
-config [resource]
  Displays all resource configuration attribute values or the configuration attribute values of a single resource.
-sys Displays the system state table, which includes the Cluster Link Status.
-online group -sys system
  Online a group on a specified system.
-offline group [-sys system]
  Offlines an online or partial group.
-switch group [-sys system]
  Switches an online or partial group to the other VCS QS system if the system is OFFLINE.
-freeze group
  Freezes a group.
-unfreeze group
  Unfreezes a group.
-clear group [-sys system]
  Clears all faults in a FAULTED group.
-flush group [-sys system]
  Halts the starting or stopping of all resources of a group in the starting or the stopping state.
-autoenable group -sys system
  Enables an AutoDisabled group.
-users Display a list of all users.
-addadmin username
  Add a user with Admin privileges. Users with Admin privileges are permitted to change the cluster configuration, add groups, online groups, and perform other administrative tasks.
-addguest username
  Add a user with Guest privileges. Users with Guest privileges are permitted only to monitor the cluster. Guests cannot make changes to the configuration.
-deleteuser username
  Delete an Admin or Guest user.
-updateuser username
  Update an Admin or Guest user’s password.
-intervals [type]
  Displays a table of the MonitorInterval value for all VCSQS supported agent types.
-modifyinterval type value
  Changes the value of the MonitorInterval for a type.
-version Returns the version level of the software.
-help Display usage for vcsqs.


If a system name is not specified, information regarding all systems is displayed.


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