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standby

Medtalk adjective Referring to the immediate availability of a certain specialist–anesthesiologist, surgeon, who can be deployed in a medical emergency. Cf Concurrent.
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Using this combination of products, network managers can use the standby machine to create snapshots of all the data volumes on the primary servers.
One of the key benefits is that when a server fails and the standby machine takes over, the entire enterprise environment can be restored quickly as well.
The entire install can now be done from one server without installing on both the primary and standby machines.
Automatically switches operations to the standby machine in the case of hardware or software failure.
Network managers can also monitor critical information during normal operation or during a switch over from the standby machine.
Coupled with OS/2's persistent client connection features, downtime is virtually eliminated because switching to the standby machine is automatic.
Campus StandbyServer is the cost-effective disaster recovery system that allows the primary file server and the standby machine to be separated by distances up to 2 kilometers, or even further when using repeaters.
Coupled with LAN Server's persistent client connection features, downtime is virtually eliminated because switching to the standby machine is automatic.