When you specify resource dependencies, you control the order in which the Cluster service brings resources online and takes them offline. A dependent resource is:
- Brought online after the resource or resources it depends on.
- Taken offline before the resource or resources it depends on.
After specifying dependencies, to see a report, right-click the clustered service or application (not the resource), and then click Show Dependency Report.
This tab contains the following controls:
Click the box, and then select a resource from the list. The list contains the other resources in this clustered service or application that have not already been selected.
For the second or later lines:
Notice that gray brackets appear to show how the listings are grouped, based on the AND/OR settings.
When you select a line in the list and click Insert, a line is added to the list before the selected line.
When you select a line in the list and click Delete, the line is deleted.