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IIS Shared Configuration Share for Cluster FTP Service on Server 2008 R2

Microsoft gives the following order for setting up the Clustered FTP (after installing IIS, FTP Service, and setting up your Cluster): Set up a file share that will be used for IIS Shared ...
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Windows program started with conhost.exe has no access rights to network shared drives

We clustered a Liferay portal that runs on Glassfish application server (java). The newest Glassfish works in the way that it has a central node that can start other nodes on other computers with ...
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2008 Clustered Services (SQL) to 2008 R2 Clustered Services

I've found plenty of articles for upgrading SQL in a clustered environment from SQL 2008 to SQL 2008 R2. However, I have not found much information in relation to migrating a current Server 2008 ...
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Exchange setup with dual Mailbox/DAG role

I inherited a newly created Exchange 2010 environment that has two servers with dual Mailbox and DAG roles on each, basically trying to accomplish the failover clustering that Exchange 2003 had. ...
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Windows failover cluster - Delegate permissions to Domain user to move a group to another node

Is it somehow possible to assign permisions to non-admin user to monitor and move cluster group? Is there any workaround for this? I'm interested in Windows server 2008 r2 and 2012. I'm avare there ...
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Logging in user in Windows 2008 server using LogonUser fails on LogonType LOGON32_LOGON_SERVICE

I am using LogonUser function to logon an account to Windows 2008 R2 server on a domain with clusterring. When using LOGON32_LOGON_INTERACTIVE as LogonType, I successfully login. When using ...
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How does a SQL Server Availability Group decide on which secondary will become the new primary when an automatic failover is triggered?

How does a SQL Server Availability Group with multiple synchronous-commit secondary replicas decide on which secondary replica will become the new primary when an automatic failover is triggered? ...
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What is the differences between a Remote File Share Witness Quorum and a Disk Witness Quorum?

Say you set up a Windows Server Failover Cluster consisting of two nodes, on Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise. Now when you want to configure quorum you can use either a remote shared folder, or a ...
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High availability virtual machines

I've been reading a lot about high availability virtualization, either via Hyper-V or VMWare. In that context, essentially high availability means that the VM is hosted by a cluster of physical ...
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Cannot WMI Query root\MSCluster namespace as Local Admin

I'm trying to use WMI Explorer to query the root\MSCluster namespace on various hosts to obtain cluster resource group and resource object data. I can access the namespace with no issue on Win2K3 ...
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HP P2000 G3 MSA (SAS) - Configuring 2 Hosts to use the same volume (cluster)

I have got 2 x HP DL360 G7 servers with the sc08 controller cards installed, and dual controller P2000 G3, the cabling is a single cable from each server to the controlelr cards (using SAS port 1 on ...
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Active/Active vs Active/Passive cluster

First time setting up a clustered environment, and have a few questions. From a windows cluster perspective what determines if it is an Active/Active cluster vs an Active/Passive cluster? Is it the ...
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124 views

Hyper-V Manager/Server failover/redirections

I have currently one Hyper-V Server 2008 R2 server installed, it's successfully running 4 VM's, but memory/RAM is starting to become sparse. I actually have a 2nd machine available, so my great idea ...
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Server 2008 Failover

How do I ensure high availability of data on two physical servers in the event one were to fail? I have two Dell T710s, both with Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard. My highest priority is to make sure ...
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261 views

“Virtual” shared storage for SQL Server 2008 R2 Cluster

I am trying to set up a virtual test environment for a SQL Server 2008 R2 Cluster (2 nodes) running on Hyper-V. The cluster requires a shared storage to function properly, however in this test ...
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How to make AD highly available for applications that use it as an LDAP service

Our situation We currently have many web applications that use LDAP for authentication. For this, we point the web application to one of our AD domain controllers using the LDAPS port (636). When we ...
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Configuring transactional MSMQ on load-balanced servers

I've got a solution running on a single server right now that uses transactional private queues (msmq/wcf). Windows services consume and process messages on the queues, and the web application layer ...
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72 views

MSSQL enterprise cluster - track of failovers

In an MSSQL Enterprise cluster where can I find a log of past fail over events (when they happened and which instances were re-assigned?)
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98 views

SP2 install on A\P fail-over cluster for SQL2008 & Win2008 - How to?

Any recommendations and any known issues with installing SP2 for SQL2008 on Win2008 fail-over Active\Passive Cluster? And the best procedure to get this done with minimum downtime? Replication and ...
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Windows Libraries “This network location can't be included because it is not indexed” even though it IS indexed

We have a Users volume on a Server 2008 failover cluster, and we want each user to have their folder on that volume included in their Windows 7 Documents Library. When we try to add the folder, the ...
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Migrating Windows 2003 File Server Cluster to Windows 2008 R2 Standalone?

We have a situation where we have an aging Windows 2003 File Server Cluster that we'd like to move to a standalone Windows Server 2008 R2 VM that resides in our Hyper-V R2 installation. We see no ...
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This disk is offline because of policy set by administrator

I have a IBM NAS based storage interfaced using iSCSI interface on my two node Hyper - V Cluster on Windows Server 2008 R2. I am in process of setting up this cluseter. All tests have passed ...
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could a NFS volume export to VMWARE ESX used for Windows 2008 cluster?

Linux NFS export to VMWare ESX. Could this be used as shared storage for two Windows Virtual machines inside the ESX? "cluster in a box" "Windows 2008 R2 needs support for SCSI-3 persistent ...
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732 views

Windows Server 2008 R2 Cluster Print Server Failure

I have a Windows Server 2008 R2 failover cluster environmental that is having some issues with the print server application. I recently changed it's preferred node from one to the other, and with this ...
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95 views

Can I run two virtual Windows Server 2008 machines in an NLB Cluster all on one Windows 7 box?

I am writing a prototype ASP.NET web application that demonstrates the use of distributed caching for scalability purposes. In order to do this, I would like to set up a couple of load balanced ...
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177 views

Can someone correct me about Windows 2008 DFS implementation

I have 2 two Windows 2003 file servers using DoubleTake at the moment. They are in an 2003 AD domain. And each server has it's own disk set. It is time to replace the servers... I want to use Windows ...
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Windows Server 2008 Cluster Errors

We have a couple dozen Win2008 and 2008R2 Enterprise clusters that are used for SQL Server 2008 and 2008 R2 Enterprise/Datacenter. In the past we have had many issues with random failovers and ...
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Windows Server 2008 Enterprise edition (cluster's ip address)?

My question is first of all for guys who had experience with Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise edition. As i found i can bake cluster (Failover Cluster Nodes). This cluster gives me one ip adress. So ...
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110 views

SQL Server 2008 setup issue

I am setting up SQL Server 2008 fail over cluster on Windows Server 2008 Enterprise. I met with the following issue during setup process. Here is detailed message, any ideas what is wrong? The ...
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169 views

sql server 2 node cluster - different apps on different nodes

I've got a 2-node SQL Server cluster (SQL 2008 sp1) running on Windows Server 2008 R2. It's an active/passive cluster and currently, node1 is the active node. There is an app running on node1. I've ...
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187 views

How do VMs in a Hyper V R2 cluster respond in the event that the node of the cluster the VM was running on fails?

How do VMs in a Hyper V R2 cluster respond in the event that the node of the cluster the VM was running on fails? Does the VM automatically restart on another node and to the VM it is just like ...
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1answer
526 views

Software to repliacte data in a Cluster Shared Volume in real time from DAS attached to Server 2k8 R2 HyperV cluster to an identical setup?

Are there any software solutions that will be able to handle replicating the data from one SAS based DAS (a Dell MD3200) attached to two R410 servers running clustered Server 2008 R2 Hyper V instances ...
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697 views

Boost SQL Server priority: should it be used?

I'm trying to optimize my SQL Server 2008 instances on Windows cluster (on Windows Server 2008). I'm having several SQL Server instances on two cluster nodes. I was thinking that should I enable the ...
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What is the correct procedure for shutting down a Windows 2008 Cluster?

We are trying out a Windows 2008 R2 Cluster server at the moment. What is the correct sequence of events for shutting down a cluster for maintenance?
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292 views

Can I use domain controller as one of my nodes in my cluster environment?

I want do some SQL Server failover cluster experiment on Windows 2008 R2 in VM. Now I created a domain controller(as DNS server too) DC. Also I created a server server1 and added into the domain. Can ...
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2answers
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Does Windows Server 2008 R2 standard edition support cluster?

I want to install sql server 2008 r2 edition in a cluster environment. Can I use Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard edition? Thanks.
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1answer
635 views

Testing IIS7 cluster nodes before bringing online

We are starting a migration to a IIS cluster for load balancing, failover support, as well as zero-downtime upgrades. We are currently testing this configuration with a pair of Windows 2008 R2 ...
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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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Moving a single Windows 2008 box to a clustered implementation?

I have a system that currently runs on a single box, Windows 2008 Enterprise. This is just used as a web server. What is involved in creating a cluster? Basically doing this for availability ...
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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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123 views

Windows Cluster issue

For Windows Server 2008 failover cluster, I find it is dependent on Windows domain (in other words, Windows domain is pre-requisite of installing Windows Server 2008 fail over cluster). I am not sure ...
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Failover Cluster Quorum Failing

I have two nodes which boots from iscsi to implement windows 2008 cluster. And I'm using disk majority option as quorum over iscsi. But when the quorum's iscsi connection failed(May be san server ...
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1answer
419 views

IIS7 failover cluster across datacenters

I have servers in two different datacenters with each datacenter getting static IPs. What I would like to do is setup the servers as IIS7 servers and allowing them to failover from datacenter to ...
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Most suitable high availability solution

My company is hosting a website in a server with IIS, SQL Server and a 3rd party windows service (written in C#, source code available for amendments). We bought a new identical server, composed by: ...
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203 views

Run a script prior to start of SQL instance via Windows clusters

We have a Windows 2008 cluster with several SQL 2008 instance. We would like to run a script that modifies 4 registry keys prior to the startup of SQL. I do not know if there is a way to have a ...
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1answer
716 views

How do you manage private queue permissions on a windows server 2008 cluster?

On windows server 2003 there was an option to allow a resource to interact with the desktop, this allowed you to run computer management mmc snap-in on the virtual name of the cluster, allowing you to ...
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1answer
668 views

What happened to “allow application to interact with desktop” checkbox in cluster manager for server 2008?

The cluster managing software for managing clusters on a windows server 2005 cluster had a checkbox for "allow application to interact with desktop" when creating a generic application resource. This ...
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1answer
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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 ...
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1answer
297 views

How do I know if I set up the network load balancing cluster correctly?

I'm working on a web conference where we are going to show about 12 videos for a total of about half a gig. Since all the participants are going to be watching (and also streaming/downloading) at ...
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Scripting a Windows 2008 Cluster from Windows 2003

Our current environment is all Windows 2003. When we migrate a new version of our service to the cluster, we first stop the service with a command like: cluster.exe <clusterName> resource ...