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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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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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Getting the DB2 Resource online in Failover Cluster

I'm using DB2 10.1 Enterprise Server Edition on Windows Server 2012 R2 After adding the DB2 resource to the cluster using the db2wolfi command, I go to the resources tab which is in the cluster ...
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Is it possible to Migrate Live VMs from a Windows 2012 Hyper-V Cluster to a different 2012 R2 Cluster?

At the moment I'm in a bit of dilemma because I know that Windows 2012 supports "Shared Nothing Live Migration" but recently I got to know that this feature is available for stand alone Hyper-V ...
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How can I quickly relocate an entire virtual machine to a new location?

We are using Hyper-V in a clustered Server 2008 R2 environment with 3 identical hosts. Virtual machines are stored on cluster shared volumes (CSV's) on a SAN backend connected via iSCSI. What is the ...
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Cluster Shared Volumes offlining under excessive use

I am trying to understand (and ideally fix) a particularly annoying phenomenon I've noticed with Failover Clustering and Cluster Shared Volumes in conjunction with Hyper-V. It appears that under high ...
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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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Starting a service in a corosync pacemaker failover cluster

first off all my setup 2 VM running Fedora 19 in a pacemaker/corosync failover cluster, they have 1 cluster IP 1 VM running Fedora 19 monitoring both VM's with nagios Right now nagios is running on ...
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Can't start VM on Hyper-V 2008R2 cluster

I have a Server 2008R2 Hyper-V cluster with 2 nodes. They use a CSV on a SAN. I use SCVMM to manage them. We recently had several crashes that caused a failover, making virtual machines die and ...
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How can I speed up automatic failover of a Hyper-V 2012 cluster?

When I first setup a 2-node Hyper-V 2012 cluster, the failover was pretty much instant. I had a Sql Server 2012 (on Win2012) VM with 8GB RAM allocated to it. I could bounce the node it was living on, ...
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windows2012 failover cluster + storage. Considerations

We plan to build a failover storage with Windows2012r2. There will be 2 or 3 physical machines with 2 virtual machines on each server. One virtual machine building a failover, second one being storage ...
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Windows Sever 2012 failover clustering: difference in max number of virtual and physical nodes

As far as I know there is a following limitation for maximum number of nodes in Windows Server 2012 failover clustering: 4,000 VM nodes or 64 physical nodes. Apart from apparent difficulties / ...
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Is there some kind of load balancing happening in a Hyper v fail over cluster?

I am still reading up on Hyper V clustering and there is something fundamental I am not understanding. Windows Fail-over Clustering is supposed to be for high availability only- not load balancing. ...
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windows 2012 failover cluster, system validation, and storage spaces

I have two host servers with Windows 2012 Hyper-V installed. I have also configured File and Storage Services with one Storage Pool, one Virtual Disk on each server. I used Star Wind SAN for Hyper-V ...
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Does dynamic quorum with Windows Server 2012 clusters make quorum configuration types irrelevant?

There are several quorum types: Node Majority,Node and Disk Majority,Node and File Share Majority,No Majority: Disk Only I did not modify any quorum settings when setting up a Server 2012 R2 cluster ...
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Change network used by cluster traffic types with powershell

I was reading this technet blog post about Windows HA cluster traffic types. It explains how to change the metrics of cluster traffic types with the cmdlets, but for settings like “Allow cluster ...
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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 ...
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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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SQL Failover Cluster IP Migration

I have a four node cluster setup which I need to migrate from subnet A to subnet B. The cluster has roughly 12 instances running on it. I've found articles to update the SQL Cluster IP, but I've got ...
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Why clustered windows service doesn't authenticate to share with machine name when share is resident on same node of cluster

I have a windows 2012 failover cluster set up with multiple roles, one file share role, and another a generic role for hosting Generic windows services configured to logon as Network Service. The ...
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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 ...
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powershell Test-Cluster cmdlet: Access is denied. HRESULT: 0x80070005

I joined two hyper-v servers to a domain and added shared storage to both of them. From what I read I should be able to run the test-cluster cmdlet at this point for it to check the configuration, but ...
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failover cluster file replication

I have a Windows 2008 R2 failover cluster server. I am going to move one of our window services onto this new server. The service writes some trace information to a log file on the local harddrive. ...
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where to put core services in two-node cluster

I'm currently configuring two-node HA cluster based on CentOS with DRBD. Most services are packed in virtual machines with migration available. I have not made decision where to put some core ...
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Windows failover cluster - virtual node with multiple Client Access Names

I recently encountered a customer environment in which they had failover cluster where one of the virtual nodes had more than one 'Client Access Name' (i.e. more than one IP address and DNS name for ...
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How to make clustered storage available from SAN to Hyper-V for two node cluster

I want to make a 2 node SQL Server 2012 cluster. Both nodes are virtual machines running Windows Server 2012 on Hyper-V. I have a physical SAN available which I can use for clustered storage so I was ...
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Windows Cluster - Moving a node to different network

I have a 3 node SQL always on cluster running , is it possible to move a node to different network(subnet) without evicting & creating the node again.
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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 ...
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Two SQL Failover Clusters in two-node failover servers

I need 2 SQL Failover clusters: Core Database Cluster: this contains all of my core application databases Analytic Database Cluster: this contains my web analytic database Now, I only have 2 ...
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Why does DRBD infrastructure resyncs whole partition several times a day

I have a Primary/Secondary 2 nodes DRBD setting as shown global { usage-count no; } common { syncer { rate 4M; } } resource r0 { protocol B; startup { wfc-timeout 15; ...
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Cluster Aware Updating set up - VirtualComputerObjectName ignored

I am trying to set up Cluster Aware Updating, but it always fails with the following error: Add-CauClusterRole : Unable to create the CAU clustered role because a Network Name resource could not be ...
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Hyper-V - USB Disk mapped to VM

If I have a VM on a Hyper-V host with an IP 192.168.50.25 (VM IP), where the Host has an IP of 192.168.40.25. (The host itself has a virtual switch whose NIC patches into a procurve onto the VLAN ...
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Failover Cluster Migration Wizard (SQL Install Portion)

Have 5 SQL 2005 to 2008 R2 clustered instances. I've setup a new cluster to prepare to use the cluster migration wizard. As I understand it you have to install SQL before running the cluster migration ...
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domain redirecting/forwarding during server shutdown temporary [closed]

I rack my brain how could I solve the following issue: my website/server needs to be available all the time, so just few minutes downtime could be critical I would run a separate server (server ...
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Load Balancing in Hyper-V VMs [closed]

Can I do NLB on VMs using two physical Hyper-V Servers? Server 1 - Hyper-V Dual Xeon - 16 GB RAM VM1 = Webserver VM2 = SQL Server VM3 = Exchange Server Server 2 - Hyper-V Dual Xeon - 16 GB RAM ...
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Differences between Private Cloud and Failover Clusters of VMs

Can someone please explain it to me what the difference between Hyper-V private cloud and Failover cluster of VMs in Hyper-V is. Thanks
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Upgrade Server 2008 R2 to Server 2012, failover cluster problems?

I have a 2-node failover cluster for testing some of our Hyper-V automation Powershell scripts. I evicted node 2, so that I could run the upgrade to Server 2012 Datacenter. The upgrade seems to have ...
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GFS2 over DRBD automount

I have 2 nodes Proxmox cluster. For KVM images I use DRBD device with GFS2 on it. Everything works fine except GFS2 automounting after server restart. I put in fstab: /dev/drbd0 /cluster/drbd0 gfs2 ...
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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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Windows Server 2012 Failover Clustering and Remote procedure call failed (800706BE)

When i want to validate cluster configuration i get this error message: The Remote procedure call failed.(Exception from HRESULT:0X800706be) I disabled the Firewall and Anti-Virus but the problem ...
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SQL failover cluster on single ESXi host

I'm setting up a virtual environment consisting of 10 VM's with 2 primary SQL databases required. The infrastructure allocates two pairs of SQL 2008 R2 Enterprise edition (VM's). The pairs are ...
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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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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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Basics on setting up a hyper-v cluser on a Windows 8 host

I'm a complete newbie to setting up servers and clustering, so baby gloves please :) I am trying to simulate a cluster of 4 nodes on my windows 8 laptop using hyper-v (its a beefy laptop, so don't ...
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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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SQL 2008 R2 Clustering AND DB Mirroring (Async)

I've got a MS SQL 2008 R2 Fail-Over Clustered Instance running between two Windows 2008 R2 servers using the inbuilt Windows Clustering features, that is working with a DTC and Quorum with a disk ...
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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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Dealing with Stretch (Geo) Cluster Node Failures

Scenario: Three node (shared nothing) cluster on Windows Server 2012. Two nodes in the primary data center, both with votes (node weight = 1), and a file share witness. The third node is in a remote ...
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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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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 ...