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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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How to delete a Virtual Machine from Hyper-V Failover Cluster

I have a Hyper-V 2008 R2 failover cluster with 3 nodes. I added new 3 Virtual Machines to the failover clusters, one of them failed with errors: Event ID: 1069 Cluster resource 'Virtual Machine ...
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663 views

Windows Server 2008 R2 cluster, MSDTC issue

We recently installed MS Windows Server 2008 R2 EE on two physical IBM System x3550 M4 server and this cluster hosts Biztalk resources on it. MSDTC was configured prior to Biztalk resource were added ...
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make scheduled task active/passive cluster aware

I have 2 nodes using win server 2008 r2 in my active/passive cluster setup. They have the same set of scheduled tasks and i want them to run only when the node is active. Does Windows support ...
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Failover cluster wouldn't fail over

I have an active-passive failover cluster on 2008r2 with SQL server 2008 clustered on it. I go to fail it over for maintenance and the resource failed to come online on either node. Once I rebooted ...
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DHCP Server only remembering one lease

I have a Server 2008 R2 DHCP Failover Cluster that serves two VLANs - an office network and a guest WiFi network. Both of the members of the failover cluster are virtual machines (ESXi) and use the ...
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128 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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Windows Server 2008 Data Centre - Failover cluster : un-cluster

We have a pair of powerful servers configured for fail-over, using windows servers built in fail-over clustering and hyper-V sharing san storage. The configuration is slightly jagged as there is a ...
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How to properly shut down Windows Server 2008 R2 cluster?

We need to shut down MS Failover Cluster running on two nodes with MS Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise for hardware maintenance. I recently came across two possible approaches on how to shut down ...
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Commands to manage services and applications in a failover cluster

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 ...
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608 views

Hyper V Live Migration Only Goes One Way (Error 21502)

We've been running into an issue recently with one of our server stacks. Our two 2008 R2 servers are running in a cluster set up to live migrate VMs between eachother in case there is ever a detected ...
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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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How to customize Windows Failover clustering to trigger on failure of custom window service?

i'm a total newbie on windows failover clustering. and what i want to do now is to setup the FC (failover clustering) on two win 2008 R2 server. and right now i have my custom window service running ...
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Win Server 2008 R2 Clustered Print Services Losing Quorum

Background: Two Windows Server 2008 R2 virtual machines in a Failover Cluster running Print and Doc Services. I am using an iSCSI target off of our EMC SAN for shared storage. One LUN for the ...
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1answer
704 views

HyperV Cluster using IBM X3650 M3 and DS3400 SAN

I am posting here, because reading a lot of documents on MS site and technical forums have caused only more confusion. The equipment i have: 2 IBM X3650 M3 servers; both have 2 72GB SAS disks ...
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VM guests in a private network spread across clustered hosts

I have a set of physical hosts with Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 installed. Each physical host has the Hyper-V role installed and is configured to be part of a failover cluster (called cluster0). Here ...
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377 views

Unable to connect to SQL Failover Cluster

I have a a SQL Server 2005 Failover Cluster with two nodes. Node A & Node B. SQL is running on Node B. About 2 weeks ago, we failed over to Node A. Then after the problem was corrected, we ...
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Clustering MSDTC on windows Server 2008 R2 returns “No storage Available”

I've set up a failover cluster, with SQL Server 2008r2, and it is running fine. I want to cluster MSDTC as well, but when I go through the high availability wizard, it tells me that there is no ...
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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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Building Windows Failover clusters, re-use quorum drives?

I'm building a series of virtual failover clusters, 2 for SQL, and 1 for BizTalk. Being that it is a Proof of concept virtual setup with no real expectations around high availability, is it possible ...
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Quorum Disk size for Windows 2008R2 failover

I am setting up a two node failover cluster for SQL Server 2008 R2 on Windows Server 2008 R2. Microsoft recommends minimum 512MB size LUN for the quorum disk and don't have a recommendation for the ...
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How Does Failover Clustering Work in Windows 2008 R2?

I am trying to learn how the failover clustering features works with Windows 2008 R2 as I am going to be using as part of SQL Server 2012 always on. I have been able to find information on how to set ...
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VLAN connections in Windows 2008 Failover Cluster

We are using Windows 2008 Failover Cluster for our iSCSI SAN system. There are two nodes which have 3 nics on each. Normally, these nics are working as heartbeat, LAN and iSCSI connection to SAN. The ...
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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 ...
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SQL Server 2008 R2 Clustering inside VMware

I am working on a new Windows 2008 R2 / SQL Server R2 HA cluster and we are planning on running this inside of VMware ESX 5. I have read and heard differing views on using SQL clustering inside of ...
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Failover Cluster: No disks suitable for cluster disks were found

I am trying to setup a failover cluster with two nodes. After running the validation tests, the storage sections had many warnings. The next step after creating the cluster with two nodes on the same ...
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705 views

unable to destroy windows 2008 r2 failover cluster after SAN rebuild

I created a windows 2008 r2 failover cluster for a sql 2008 active/passive cluster. This two node cluster was using a SAN device for a quorum disk resource as well as MSDTC resource. Well....I ...
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Advice on off-site backup of Hyper-V Failover Cluster

We are currently setting up a Server 2008 R2 which will be off-site over a leased line with VPN. At the main site is 2 x Hyper-V hosts in a failover cluster with PowerVault M3000i iSCSI SAN. We are ...
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How can I uninstall a clustered SQL instance if the cluster has been destroyed?

First time going through this scenario, and apparently I did it very wrong. On the DB servers I deleted the cluster group that held SQL and Reporting Services. I then destroyed the cluster. Then I ...
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614 views

OSX 10.5 Leopard to Failover Clustered Windows FIle Share Error 6602

I have set up a failover-clustered file share on a pair of Windows Server 2008 R2 Machines. This setup is working very well with all of the Windows clients that I know of, as well as with Macs ...
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Clustered MSDTC - No transaction is active

Hi I Currently have two clusters (W2K8R2) with SQL 2K8R2, both with MSDTC cluster service enabled. I've configured the MSDTC with all checkboxes, and Incoming Caller Authentication Required and NT ...
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Cluster Shared Volumes Mount Point

I am using Cluster Shared Volumes on Windows Server 2008 R2 with Hyper-V. The different volumes available have different sizes, and are physically located on different disks on the SAN. These ...
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Use DHCP to set Failover Cluster IP Address

I have a Hyper-V Failover Cluster running using manually-configured IP addresses. On this cluster, among other machines, I have two Server 2008 R2 Enterprise Machines running failover cluster, ...
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Failover Cluster : Microsoft Exchange Server 2010

The scenario is: I got 2 identical 2U rack mount servers with Operating System Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise. They are : in same domain. both installed Exchange 2010 in Hyper-V both are domain ...