You can activate the VLDB service using either an iManager or a script.
In iManager, select.
Select any server with an NSS volume that is located in the DFS management context that you want to manage.
This action locates the DFS management context, lists the servers in that context that host its VLDB service replicas, and reports the current status of the VLDB service on each replica.
Select the check box next to the VLDB replica site that you want to manage.
Do one of the following:
Start: Selectto load the software module and activate the service.
If the selected replica site was not originally in thestate, the service is simply activated. This option is the one you use most often because it works for both the and states.
Activate: Selectto activate a service that is loaded but in the state.
The VLDB service might be in astate following a successful VLDB repair. The repair automatically starts the service when the repair is done. If activation fails for any reason, DFS puts the service in the state.
After the service starts successfully, the replica’s status changes to.
Verify that the replica site’s status has changed toby refreshing the page.
Log in to the VLDB replica server.
Start VLDB using the command, systemctl start novell-dfs.service
NOTE:The novell-dfs.service script is used only to start VLDB service on non-clustered volumes.