This Knowledgebase article provides the procedure that must be followed to start Orion Failover Engine.
Orion Failover Engine can be started in two ways:
- Right-click on the Orion Failover Engine tray icon and then select Start SolarWinds Orion Failover Engine . This should be done on both servers. Alternatively, you can start Orion Failover Engine on both servers by selecting Start Group .
- From the Service Control Manager, locate the 'Neverfail Server R2' service. Right-click on it and select Start . Using this method requires that this procedure be repeated on the other server in the group.