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There is a pretty decent suite of Powershell commandlets for managing Microsoft Failover Clusters, including commands for starting and stopping nodes. However, I am interested in the equivalent commands for the following tasks involved in managing a failover cluster:

"Bring this service or application online"

"Take this service or application offline"

"Move this service or application to another node"

I have to assume these commands are available in a different commandlet suite (if they exist at all), but I cannot find them.

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What you're looking for are the commands for Group, such as Start-ClusterGroup, Stop-ClusterGroup, and Move-ClusterGroup.

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Thanks! I guess this is because clustered services and applications are groups of resources. Still, that is NOT an intuitive mapping between the UI and the commands! – smcg Feb 12 '13 at 16:10

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