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I have a windows service that I would like to load balance and failover. I have had a quick play with the failover cluster manager and it seems I can only have one active node with n inactive failovers. Is there a way to have two active load balanced nodes and two inactive load balanced nodes to failover to?

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With Windows Server Enterprise, yes. You would cluster 2 pairs of machines that each run NLB.

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So run nlb over the top of cluster and failover feature? I then lose my ability to use a single virtual IP from the consumers? – redsquare Nov 21 '11 at 18:32

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