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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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Add Extra Node to Failover Cluster Purely for Quorum Resolution

I have a failover cluster comprised of two nodes, each running Windows Server 2012. Each of these nodes are running SQL Server 2012 with AlwaysOn High Availability. As is with only two nodes, a proper ...
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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 ...
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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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Windows Server 2012 - Hyper-V - iSCSI SAN - All Hyper-V Guests stops responding and extensive disk read/write

We have a problem with one of our deployments of Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V with a 2 node cluster connected to a iSCSI SAN. Our Problem Our problem is that for some reason all of the VMs stops ...
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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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Unable to connect to failover cluster

I have a 2 node failover cluster running on Windows 2008 R2. The cluster is functioning and I can failover services between the two nodes. All was working fine last week but now nothing can connect ...
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Highavailability/Global Loadbalancing of clusters [closed]

I know this website 1channel.ch which has like 4 servers in 4 different datacenters across the globe (czech republic, estonia, sweden, germany). What happens is as i am browsing this website the ...
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Dynamics AX 2009 Falls Over when SQL Cluster Rolls

We had an issue on one of our production database nodes which caused it to fail over to another. This caused a brief outage whilst the service rolled. This temporary glitch however was enough to ...
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Add MySQL as a resource to pacemaker

I am trying to enable fail over strategy using pacemaker on a mysql Master-Master replication on two virtual machine running openSUSE 12 created by VritualBox. I managed to complete the mysql ...
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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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Newbie questions on MAC and high availability failovers

I am reading about High Availability and I can not understand the following I read: On failover the primary IP migrates to the backup server BUT so must the MAC address. Specifically I read that ...
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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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script\cli steps to add a mounted snapshot to failover cluster for SQL server

I know the following setups use cluster resource and create a physical disk Assign Disk Signature Add dependency of SQL of the new disk bring the disk online I am not sure if these are the right ...
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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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System Account Logon Failures every 30 seconds

We have two Windows 2008 R2 SP1 servers running in a SQL failover cluster. On one of them we are getting the following events in the security log every 30 seconds. The parts that are blank are ...
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Wierd Windows Clustering Issue

hoping someone could direct me to the right direction. I have a Windows 2k8 R2 file server cluster. Each of the two boxes resides on two HyperV hosts. Everything has been working smoothly for over a ...
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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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Should a SQL Server tempDB partition be shared by the cluster?

We have a 2-node SQL Server 2008 RS cluster. The data and log partitions are shared among the cluster nodes. Does the tempDB partition need to be shared as well, or will local server node storage ...
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Exchange 2007 CCR: Logs not replicating to passive node partition

In my environment I have setup Exchange 2007 in an CCR cluster, mirroring our main servers to a set of servers in passive mode. One of the partitions on the passive node that I have setup for the logs ...
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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 ...