Before starting an uncontrolled failover, keep a note of the source and target engine's IP address and UUID. These details are available on the Delphix server setup application.
Uncontrolled failover procedure
On the source engine, create a replication specification for the dSources and VDBs by clicking Replicate now, to replicate these dSources/VDBs to the target engine.
To simulate a crash of the source engine, power off the source engine.
On the target engine, click on Failover.
At this point, the target engine will become active and the replicated environments/dSources/VDBs will be seen in the default namespace of the target engine.
The following sections describe the procedures to handle an uncontrolled failover for each data platform: