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1answer
44 views

How to make Nginx fire 504 immediately is server is not available?

I have Nginx set up as a load balancer with cookie-based stickiness. The logic is: If the cookie is NOT there, use round-robbing to choose a server from cluster. If the cookie is there, go to the ...
2
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2answers
72 views

When to employ server failover in a virtual environment

This question kind of got me thinking about fault tolerance in DHCP, so I did a little digging in my current environment and discovered that we only have 1 DHCP server per major site in our company ...
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2answers
193 views

Hyper-V File Server Clustering - at my wit’s end [duplicate]

I am at my wit’s end with File Server clustering under Hyper-V. I am hoping that someone might be able to help me figure out this Gordian Knot of a technology that seems to have dead ends (like ...
2
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0answers
120 views

TeamCity (or Jenkins) with Cluster/Replicated servers

We use Team City 7 for Continuous Intergration. Sometimes I need to bring down the server for maintenance which stirs up complaints. Is anyone using a cluster for these types of servers where there ...
4
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1answer
146 views

DRBD for HA Server in Small Office Questions

Backround: We are in need of a HA server in a small office environment and are looking at DRBD to provide it. We only have about 100GB that needs to be on the HA server and server load will be ...
2
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1answer
96 views

SQL Server 2008 R2 Failover Clusters behaviour on multiple failures

I'm testing the resilience of one of our test systems. We have 2 x DB (SQL 2008 R2 on Server 2008 R2, running in ESXi VMs) arranged in a Failover Cluster. Shutting down the Active SQL Server service ...
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1answer
366 views

Dual Linux NFS Server Failover - nfsv4leastime / nfsv4gracetime

first time here posting, i hope i won't do many mistakes. I've a setup with 2 NFS server. They're using corosync/pacemaker + drbd to offer active/passive nfs server. Distro used is Ubuntu latest LTS ...
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0answers
152 views

Unable to remote desktop using failover cluster name

I am using Microsoft Failover Cluster and I have 2 nodes - say node1 & node2. The nodes are successfully accessed by remote desktop. but the cluster name is not accessible. The cluster name is ...
0
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0answers
59 views

Can a File Server resource be brought online if there is no dependency Disk provided in Microsoft Failover Cluster?

We have a Failover cluster having 2 nodes and we have set up a File Server resource which has 3 disks related to 3 File Server resources. I tried to create a new File Server share in that same service ...
4
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1answer
428 views

Hyper-V R2 can't add a teamed NIC as External Network

I have a Dell PowerEdge R710 running Windows Server 2008 R2 Datacenter and which was part of a Hyper-V Failover Cluster. It has 8x Broadcom BCM5709C NICs and three are teamed together to be my ...
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3answers
607 views

How to failover to another web service automatically?

I've got a 3rd party off-the-shelf windows application that needs to connect to a Web Service (IP address or URL) installed onto another server (actually running on Windows 7 Professional). My user ...
4
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3answers
2k views

Should the SAN (Dell MD3200) management port be on the same subnet/VLAN as the failover cluster private subnet/VLAN?

So, I'm getting a bit confused here. I have a Dell MD3200 SAN with dual controllers. Each controller has an Ethernet management port that connects to a switch. Together the two controllers connect to ...
0
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1answer
51 views

Advanced SQL Setup

Got a major issue that I need some help with. Here is the situation. The client has multiple web sites hosted on multiple web servers (virtual machines) running on multiple virtual hosts that ...
0
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1answer
180 views

SQL Server Web Edtion Failover Cluster

Is it possible to run an SQL Server Web edition in a Windows 2008 R2 Failover Environment? I want to host a Website with backend database but keep it failsave with a failover cluster (install it on ...
5
votes
6answers
9k views

Why are my HyperV VM's randomly losing connectivity?

I have a strange intermittent connectivity problem happening about once every two weeks. First my configuration: I am running a HyperV failover cluster with two physical hosts (node01 and node02). ...
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 ...
2
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1answer
2k views

How to build true HA cluster using Ubuntu Cloud or other virtualization options

We need to set a fault tolerant solution for a VOIP application preferably using Linux clusters. The application will reside on server A and an identifically configured server B will act as fail ...
1
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1answer
829 views

Add second ip address to an existing SQl 2008 failover clustering

I have a failover cluster on Windows Server 2008, with SQL server 2008. On each server I have two network cards, with two different networks. One is on 10.10.10.x and the other is on 192.168.99.x I ...
2
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2answers
236 views

How to manage service failover?

I am using Windows Network Load Balancing to keep my apps available even when one of the servers is down. The problem is that it only detects when a whole machine is down. It happens sometimes that ...
1
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1answer
661 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 ...