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Can I format a Veritas cluster shared volume from windows?

We have a Microsoft Failover Cluster with dynamic disks managed by Veritas Storage Foundation. Today the sysadmins added a new disk for SQL Server but the cluster size on the volume was wrong, so I ...
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DFS Replication Manager on Failover Cluster Nodes

I currently have a VM architecture setup for high availability / manageability. The one point of failure is that I have a single windows 2008 machine that runs DFS replication across the servers in my ...
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1answer
49 views

Failover clustering or Network Load Balance on windows server

I have 2 servers with Windows 2008 R2 standard OS. I need to create a cluster in case on of the servers goes down ; so the other one will continue provide services. The services we mostly use are a ...
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1answer
89 views

SNMP walk on Virtual Ip not working? what can be the reason

I have two MSSQLcluster, at a time VIP [virtual ip] that will be assigned to on of the master. The problem is when i try to do any snmpwalk on VIP from a different machine its returning me a time out. ...
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How to broadcast a command on Windows

I am going to frequently deploy different versions of a program on a cluster of Windows machines (mostly Windows XP), so I am willing to use a command-line broadcasting tool (either built-in or ...
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1answer
131 views

Is there any way to achieve a network fault-tolerant print server?

Our infrastructure is actually composed by a main datacenter in headquarters, where are centralized almost all of the services and aplications, and a smaller datacenter, in a building accross the ...
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46 views

Firewall rules between windows cluster

I have been given the task to define firewall rules between 2 Windows clusters. The first cluster hosts a clustered middleware application and the second cluster hosts SQL Server. The 2 clusters are ...
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0answers
119 views

How to bind CIFS server to virtual IP in Windows Server 2012?

I'm a unix guy who is new to clustering with Windows. I have two Windows 2012 servers that have the StorNext clustered filesystem mounted as drives on each. If I try to add the File Sharing role, I ...
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Windows or Linux cluster [closed]

I'm thinking on making a computing cluster at home to render things that I do in 3d programs like blender, maya and UDK. can I use a linux cluster enen though UDK only runs on on windows or am I ...
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1answer
149 views

Local disk recomendations for Hyper-V 2012 nodes? [closed]

Are there any local hard drive recommendations for Hyper-V 2012 nodes, running in cluster using SAN for VM's? Are the local hard drive only used for running the Hypervisor or is it used for ...
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1answer
107 views

How can I get all resources that of a particular resource type using cluster.exe?

On a Windows failover cluster environment, we can use the command cluster resourcetype to get all available resource types. My question is, how can I get all the resources that is belong to this ...
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0answers
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Re-Ask - why would adding a crossover private nic cause IP address resource fail? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: why would adding a crossover private nic cause IP address resource fail? 2 node Win 2008 R2 quorum cluster Configured 192.168.0.0/24 "public network" Configured cluster ...
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why would adding a crossover private nic cause IP address resource fail?

2 node Win 2008 R2 quorum cluster Configured 192.168.0.0/24 "public network" Configured cluster MSDTC Installed SQL 2008 R2 cluster instance Manually failover groups - OK Reboot server w/o failing ...
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1answer
380 views

Lost Clustered disk in Windows 2008 R1 SQL Cluster

I currently am running a 2008 R1 64 bit cluster. Last night I get called by our first tier support that we have a failed cluster disk. At 5PM we received the following error: Cluster physical ...
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2answers
529 views

Monitoring Tool for monitoring the health/uptime of my servers in the cluster (windows)

Are there any recommendation on free monitoring tool for windows? We don't need sophisticated tools. We just need to monitor the "health/status" and uptime of our database, load balancer and server. ...
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1answer
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How to enable an active/active file server cluster in windows 2008 r2 Enterprise

I've just created a cluster for my file servers in Windows 2008 R2 Ent SP1 environment. The goal - an Active/Active cluster for web server data How do I go about telling the cluster to be active for ...
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1answer
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Display or install Windows product key on command line

We are currently in the process of setting up several Windows HPC clusters using Windows 2008 HPC R2. We would like to be able to perform Windows licensing commands across the clusters via the ...
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2answers
47 views

Is it possible to change a cluster that is dependent on a domain?

Recently we received (2) Poweredge 6850 and (2) PowerVault 220s from our managed server company. These two servers hosted SQL Server 2005 with our SQL database on it. The cluster was dependent on ...
2
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1answer
68 views

Remotely controlling multiple windows machines

I'm looking for something like ClusterSSH, but for windows. "ClusterSSH controls a number of xterm windows via a single graphical console window to allow commands to be interactively run on multiple ...
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1answer
712 views

Windows Service automatic failover

I am implementing a Windows Service. The service will be installed in a cluster of application servers. Is there a way in the cluster functionality of Windows to set up active/passive failover for ...
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3answers
89 views

Windows Clustering Issue

We are setting up a SQL Server Cluster using the Windows Server 2008 R2 Failover Cluster. We created a cluster and added the first node to it. We then created a second server, but I believe that my ...
0
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1answer
105 views

windows application cluster

I have a windows service that is written in-house. This windows service services clients on TCP port X. I want to run it on more than one Windows server. I want the client apps to connect to a single ...
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1answer
221 views

What cluster management software does there exist for Windows, except for MS HPC Server?

Do there exist any open-source solutions? Perhaps, cheaper commercial ones? I'm surprised that googling does not yield anything meaningful for me.
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What's the best way in Windows to manage multiple ssh sessions (via putty?) to look at clustered servers?

There's a tool called cssh for linux that has simular use to what I'd like to have on Windows. Basically I'm logging into servers that are identical to each other and I'd like to be able to type the ...
2
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3answers
243 views

MSSQL Two Database Servers 1 Database

We have two servers. They are both HP DL 380 G6 servers with the same hardware and specs running Windows Server 2008. Currently the second server is a warm standby for the first with an automatic fail ...
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NLB Accessed Denied from second server

Have NLB set up and working. Just two servers, web1 and web2. I set up NLB on web1 and can view both machines as Converged. (I had to specify a login/pass to connect to web2). On web2, looking at the ...
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1answer
831 views

Auto load balancing two node Cluster Hyper-v 2008 R2 enterprise?

My setup is a 2 node cluster with 72GB ram each and a ~10TB MD3000i Iscsi SAN. I have about 30VMs running I keep about 15 on either server. I do a live migration to the other server if I need to run ...
0
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1answer
90 views

Can I use 1 Shared Storage for Multiple Windows 2003 Clusters?

My Environment: Dell PowerVault 220S connected via SCSI to 2 Dell Poweredge 2950s. I have installed ESX 4i on each of the 2950s, and do NOT have VCenter. I will be using Windows Server 2003 ...
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195 views

Software for Utilizing Idle Workstations on Network

I work at a company that maintains a network of about 200 Windows XP workstations, and several of them are on (locked or logged out) with an idle processor and 2GB of RAM that is just sitting there. ...
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722 views

Running Windows 2008 Server in Windows 2003 Cluster

we run a cluster using 2xWindows 2003 Server + 2x Windows 2003r2 Server. Now we want to add 2 Windows 2008(r2?) Server to the fail over cluster. Is that possible? Or is it required to use the same OS ...
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479 views

SQL 2005 Active-Active configuration - Shared Quorum?

I am planning for this scenario: SQL 2005 with an Active/Active configuration (that is, 2 nodes, 2 instances, each node holds active one of the instances, each node is the other's backup) The SQL ...
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3answers
706 views

Adding a 3rd node to an existing 2 node Windows 2003 cluster with Dissimilar Hardware

We have an older cluster using 2 Dell 6850's with 64 gigs of RAM. We are going to be upgrading the cluster to use 2 Dell R900's with 128 gigs of RAM. However, the plan to upgrade is going to involve ...
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Is it possible to create a faster computer from many computers?

My post below was (I think rather unfairly) closed on StackOverflow hence my reposting here. Original Question: How can I use several computers to create a faster environment? I have about 12 ...
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2answers
906 views

Clustering Microsoft versus Linux

Does anybody have experience with both Linux and Windows failover redundancy clusters, and if so which do you prefer for file server and/or web server? For a little background. We set up and ...
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735 views

Cluster file systems

OCFS/GFS/other, what do you prefer for Linux and why? Are there any solutions for Windows servers? Especially interested to share the same partition between Linux & Windows. Personally I am ...
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2answers
635 views

Triggering a failover in a windows failover cluster?

In lieu of making an application cluster aware is it possible to set up a trigger based on an event appearing in the system event log to cause the server cluster to failover?
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SQL Server clustering options

Can anyone give an high-level overview of the options available for SQL Server clustering, their pros and cons? Is it better to use Microsoft Clustering services or SQL Server native clustering? Does ...