Scenario: What happens after the health score of a primary BlackBerry Enterprise Server falls below the failover threshold

The following scenario can occur if the messaging server, BlackBerry® Infrastructure, and BlackBerry Configuration Database are available.

  1. The standby BlackBerry® Enterprise Server determines that the health score of the primary BlackBerry Enterprise Server fell below the failover threshold.
  2. The standby BlackBerry Enterprise Server checks its own health score and determines that its health score is above the promotion threshold and higher than the health score of the primary BlackBerry Enterprise Server.
  3. The standby BlackBerry Enterprise Server sends a demotion request to the primary BlackBerry Enterprise Server.
  4. The primary BlackBerry Enterprise Server self-demotes.
  5. If your organization's environment includes the BlackBerry® Enterprise Server for Novell® GroupWise®, the primary BlackBerry Enterprise Server stops the Novell® GroupWise® SOAP connector.
  6. The standby BlackBerry Enterprise Server opens active connections to the BlackBerry Configuration Database and messaging server.
  7. If your organization's environment includes the BlackBerry Enterprise Server for Novell GroupWise, the standby BlackBerry Enterprise Server starts the GroupWise SOAP connector.
  8. The standby BlackBerry Enterprise Server tries to open an SRP connection to the BlackBerry Infrastructure.
  9. The standby BlackBerry Enterprise Server writes its identity as the primary BlackBerry Enterprise Server to the BlackBerry Configuration Database.

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