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What hotfixes/updates does a new 2012 R2 Hyper-V server need?

I'm building several new 2012 r2 Hyper-V servers. One thing that I've read over and over again is that there are A LOT of hotfixes that i need to install on top of the regular OS updates Microsoft ...
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new to Windows Server Failover Clustering

Need to test SQL Server's AlwaysOn Availability Groups feature. Seems I need to do some work on Windows Server to start with ("3-node WSFC cluster with the Node Majority quorum model"). But I've never ...
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DRBD with manual failover

Looking at using DRBD or a clustered files system to help with up-time when downtime strikes in a small business environment. We currently use a server box for a file server using Linux and samba, ...
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What are the best practices for NIC teaming in Server 2012 R2? Broadcom or Windows software?

I have a Windows 2012 R2 Hyper-V cluster with two Broadcom adapters for my LAN connection. Currently, we have a virtual switch set up with SCVMM, that teams together both NICs using Windows software ...
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Install optional updates using Cluster-Aware Updating

The question is simple - how can I install updates listed as "optional" in Windows Update using the Cluster-Aware Updating feature in Windows Server Failover Cluster? I installed all the important ...
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Two-Node Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V Cluster: Is it possible use local physical disks in the cluster?

Looking at the following Clustered Shared Spaces TechNet article, and it looks like this only applies to hosts sharing a JBOD enclosure by way of external SAS backplane. However, each host in the ...
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Can you run CAU on an Exchange 2010 DAG cluster?

I've searched for this and I expected it to be a common topic, but I can't find any information on it. Given that the Exchange DAG is built on top of WCF, will CAU properly handle updating a DAG ...
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snmp on rhel cluster : from virtual address to a node

I am currently trying to set a server/client configuration, and i'm struggling a little with snmp behaviour. Just to precise, i'm not really into linux administration, nor network administration, so ...
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MongoDB cluster network Resilience with 2 ethernet only

I wonder if it is possible to configure a network resilience mongodb cluster using only 2 ethernet adapter card on each node. I configured the cluster with 3 nic emulating the third nic using vip ...
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Run generic Windows Service with affinity for the Primary Replica of an SQL Server AlwaysOn Availability Group

Is it possible to configure a generic Windows service in a Windows Server Failover Cluster such that the service always runs on the same machine as the Primary Replica (read/write) of an SQL Server ...
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Hyper-V Failover Cluster MAC Address Handeling

Can someone please explain how MAC address assignment works in a hyper-v cluster? I have a couple machines that need to have a static MAC address assigned and want to know how the cluster handles it ...
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“Message queue service not available” in Windows Failover Cluster

I am debugging on a site where our application runs on a 3-node failover cluster with an MSMQ cluster group for message queueing. We are seeing that the system works on some combinations of nodes, but ...
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Setting up Windows Server Failover Clustering in SoftLayer

I'm trying to create a Windows Server Failover Cluster. I've already create Active Directory successfully. I'm currently at this stage: On the screenshot, the blurred place has subnet/network id, ...
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2012R2 Cluster - Add host without downtime

Essentially just want to confirm my current thoughts - have a 3-node 2012R2 Cluster. We are replacing two of the hosts. At the point when you add a new host to the cluster and run the validation, the ...
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Is Hyper-V CSVFS supported on Linux VMs

We have a Hyper-V guest failover cluster with a few Windows VMs that are using Cluster Share Volume (CSV). Is it possible to use the same CSV for Linux VMs? Is CSVFS supported on Linux VMs at all ? ...
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File Sharing using Hyper-V Shared VHDX

Is file sharing by simply using Hyper-V Shared VHDX on CSV attached to two VMs possible ? I'm testing SVHDX in my environment and I can't get it working. We have setup failover cluster and CSV backed ...
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Un-cluster storage added to Windows Failover Cluster Manager

Forgive me if I'm mixing up terminology, I'm a DBA and trying to see if I can un-do my error here. Background: I was adding a 3rd DR site node to a Windows Server Failover Cluster to utilize AlwaysOn ...
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Virtual machines on a SAN and a failover cluster between two physical servers

Say I am setting up the following environment: -two physical servers each with Windows Server 2012 R2 Datacenter. -a SAN -a failover cluster between the two servers The physical servers won't be ...
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Windows 2-node failover cluster with AD setup

Is it possible to create a 2-node failover cluster with AD, but only with 2 physical servers? Creating a failover cluster requires an AD, but sadly I don't have any available hardware to install it. ...
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IIS7.5 Virtual Directory Wrong Physical Path

I have been fighting this problem for hours, and I can't make IIS (7.5 on 2008r2) do the right thing. Every time I try to go to the photos virtual directory, I get a 404.0 and the physical path listed ...
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Hyper-V and Windows Failover Cluster Manager - View available resources per node?

I have a Hyper-V host with Failover Cluster Manager and 6 VM nodes (hosts). How can I see how much memory and CPU is allocated per node? I want to know what my available resources are to create more ...
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What are the side effects/consequences of moving MSDTC cluster resource group

I have Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise Edition 2-node BizTalk cluster and I'm wondering if there are any side effects to moving of MSDTC cluster resource group from passive to active node? What are ...
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Windows cluster has lost or discarded the CLUSDB

Both nodes of a two node windows failover cluster on 2008R2 have lost the CLUSDB file. I think this happened because an inexperienced admin came to a cluster with a reserved disk issue and ...
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Event Log Id 4673, SeTcbPrivilege

I am performing some tests with Windows 2012R2 clustering in a lab environment. Sometimes the cluster creation process times out and fails. When this happens, running the cluster validation test ...
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Windows Server Failover Clustering with two servers

I was going to create a Windows Server Failover Cluster, in order to set up MS SQL Server AlwaysOn Availability Groups. As a prerequisite of failover clustering, I've created and configured an ...
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“Applications and Services” is missing from Failover Cluster Manager

Microsoft instructions advise to use "Services and Applications" but it's missing from the Failover Cluster Manager. For example, the documentation for Test the Failover of a Clustered Service or ...
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Windows Failover Cluster - Create Cluster Wizard: error occurred while creating the cluster

I have 2 identical Windows Server 2008 R2 servers which I am trying to setup a failover cluster on. The "Validate a Configuration" passes, but the actual creation process produces an error: An error ...
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How many MSDTC clustered services (if any) are needed for a multiple-instance SQL Server 2012 cluster?

I'm creating a new SQL Server 2012 cluster, running on 2 physical nodes (the O.S. is Windows Server 2012 R2); the cluster will host multiple SQL Server instances; the exact number is yet to be ...
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IP Resource Errors While Building a Windows Failover Cluster on Azure

I have setup a failover cluster in Microsoft Azure on four VMs. I have two nodes in one subnet/region, one node in another subnet/region and a final node in a third subnet/region. The cluster passed ...
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Unable to create Hyper-V VM on SMB share

I'm trying to create a VM on Hyper-V 2012 R2 server and I'm getting this error: The server encountered an error while creating VMNAME The Operation failed Failed to create external configuration ...
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Get-Cluster cmdlet fails when using -Name param

Summary When I call Get-Cluster powershell returns the name of my cluster. For simplicity sake, lets call it Cluster1. If I call Get-Cluster -Name Cluster1 it fails with an error. Error: ...
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High Availability/Failover hardware hookup

I'm learning about clustering and high availability techniques, and stumbled upon an article about configuring a network with a pair of servers, using DRBD for replication and heartbeat for monitoring ...
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How to Identify disk in Windows Server 2012 R2 Failover Cluster?

I'm following this manual to create Hyper-V failover cluster. I'm using FC SAN Storage Array Disks as shared storage. During cluster creation three shared disk where available to nodes and was added ...
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SAN Storage Array in Hyper-V 2012R2 Failover Cluster - outdated file table info?

We have Dell MD3600f SAN storage array and two HP servers for VM failover clustering solution. MD3600f is set, disks are mapped and connected to Hyper-V servers. On Hyper-V's I have partitioned and ...
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How to run validate cluster test without taking cluster offline?

I'm trying to run "Validate a Cluster" wizard but when I selected Run all test it gave a warning that running storage test will result in role failure. What test can I run in Run only tests I select ...
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Split a Scope Linux<=>Windows

Is it possible to create a DHCP Failover Cluster between a Linux(Ubuntu) based server and a Windows Server 2012R2 based server. My idea was to include a new data into the dhcp.conf data to exclude a ...
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Avoiding a Single Point of Failure with link aggregation

I have a requirement for a system with no Single Point of Failure. The client have offered two Ethernet cables per server. Each of the servers will connect into their network, however I want to ...
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What happens when Core Cluster Group is failed over to another node? Will it take the whole cluster down? Single point of failure?

http://bit.ly/1lKJFIa "Cluster group" fail-over will cause cluster go offline. Really? Single point of failure? Am I missing something? What happens when Core Cluster resources (Cluster Group) are ...
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What are the options for a HA system?

I'm looking into creating a HA Linux machine for my client's website. What are the main options I have, or a place/article where I can find out more? I would LOVE if it was a single-image, too, so ...
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Is MOSIX the easiest way to build a redundant system?

I'm trying to figure out the easiest way to build a server with HA. I looked into Linux-HA, Heartbeat, Mesos. I then found MOSIX. I don't know if it's a thing from the past that no one uses, but ...
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Extract Summary property from VMM with PowerShell

I have a Windows Server 2008R2 running SCVMM 2012. I successfully removed a virtual machine, according to the Jobs output from VMM, as seen in this screenshot. As you can see, the VM has a red ...
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Creating file server failover cluster

I'm in the process of setting up a new file server cluster with a shared iSCSI disk. I've been through the setup of iSCSI and MPIO and the disk has been initialized, formatted and brought online. ...
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How can I verify whether a Windows cluster has previously been successfully validated?

As part of an automated SQL Server installation process, I'd like to programmatically check whether a Windows Failover Cluster has already been validated. There are some ways to validate the cluster ...
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Is it possible to set up load balancing and failover simultaneously?

Suppose I have two ColdFusion servers(different machines) running the same application. Now I am bit confused between load balancing and failover techniques. As per my knowledge, FailOver Cluster: ...
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Does ColdFusion single server clustering using multiple instances provides any performance enhancement?

I have few doubts regarding Coldfusion clustering. Is there any benefits of Creating multiple instances of a single ColdFusion server, Create a cluster by adding those instances and host the ...
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How to set up cluster with SESSION replication in Coldfusion 10?

I am not able to set up a cluster with session replication. I have successfully set up a cluster with sticky session. When googled I found a lot of links explaining the same issue, like ...
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Dell VRTX - slow cluster shared storage

I have a brand new Dell VRTX box set up as a Failover Cluster running HA Hyper-V virtual machines. This is my first time setting up clustering, and my first time with one of these boxes, so I'm sure ...
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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 ...
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Got “page isn't redirecting properly” issue In mod_jk clustering

I have installed two jboss AS 7 servers on two different machines and i start these two by switching standalone-ha.xml configuration. Also i installed an apache httpd server in one of theses machine ...
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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 ...