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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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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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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 ...
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Performance of Cluster Shared Volume file copy from SAN

I am hoping someone can help me out with a strange issue. We are running a Microsoft Failover Cluster with Server 2008 R2 and an Equallogic PS4000 SAN. Our main configuration has 2 Dell Poweredge ...
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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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Windows Server 2012 HA Cluster Shared Volume “Online (No Access)”

We have a Hyper-V 3.0 Failover Cluster (2 servers) each running Windows Server 2012 RC. We have Shared Storage (HP P4300) which is reporting no errors and is working just fine as either a standalone ...
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SQL Server 2012 Mirroring / AlwaysOn - need for SAN?

There appears to be a great deal of conflicting information about whether or not SAN is required for a Sql Server 2012 Mirroring setup. I currently have an Active-Passive-Witness SQL 2008R2 setup ...
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How can I get all resources that of a particular resource type using cluster.exe?

On a Windows failover cluster environment, we can use the command cluster resourcetype to get all available resource types. My question is, how can I get all the resources that is belong to this ...
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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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Windows 2008R2 two node failover cluster creation fails

We have just installed two Windows 2008R2 Enterprise machines with identical hardware. When running the cluster validation everything is ok. When creating the cluster it fails with the following ...
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Failover Cluster Perfmon Counter

On my Win2008 R2 clusters there is a performance counter called Cluster Multicast Request-Response Messages\Messages Outstanding. Solarwinds includes it as a monitor on their Failover Clustering ...
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What are the ways to build a failover cluster?

I have a task where I need to build a failover cluster in two cases: first with servers on Red Hat Enterprise 5.1 and second with SUSE Linux Enterprise 11 SP1. Both cases have SAN. I know there are ...
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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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What's the right way to shutdown a SQL Server 2008 R2 cluster?

I'm new to SQL Server 2008 R2 cluster. I just created a test environment now I need to shut it down. I know SQL Server cluster is a high availability solution so there is seldom mentioned that how to ...
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SQL Server 2008 R2 cluster, “available storage” shows “offline”

I've installed a SQL Server 2008 R2 cluster and I found the resource group "available storage" shows "offline" status. What does it mean? It seems I can't take it online. I tried to use the cluster ...
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SQL Server 2008 R2 cluster installation, can I install on the 2 nodes at the same time?

I've configured the Windows cluster, now I need to install SQL Server on the 2 nodes. To save time, I want to know if I can install on the 2 nodes at the same time? Thanks
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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 ...
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How do you setup a virtual IP on a Linux cluster?

I am having some problems setting a virtual IP and Linux (Ubuntu) cluster and I am hoping someone can help. This is the first node cluster I've tried to setup and I am not finding many resources in ...
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Windows Failover Cluster is registering as a domain controller

I have a few services that run as a Failover Cluster. At the moment, all the members of the cluster are domain controllers, but that may not always be the case in the future. The issue I have is that ...
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“Virtual” shared storage for SQL Server 2008 R2 Cluster

I am trying to set up a virtual test environment for a SQL Server 2008 R2 Cluster (2 nodes) running on Hyper-V. The cluster requires a shared storage to function properly, however in this test ...
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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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Cloud Storage as a File Share Witness?

Does anyone know if there is a service out there that can be used as a file share witness for a Windows Server 2008 R2 Failover Cluster File share witness? I have a two-node cluster but no good place ...
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corosync active-active with 2 virtual IPs - clone constraints task

I have DNS roundrobin on 2 virtual IP in front of service. (Among others the service tested was: apache, nginx, varnish, postfix, … It really does not matter. Let's call it just service.) I ...
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Query another cluster group from SQL server?

Is there a way to query from SQL Server in TSQL which node is active in another cluster group in the same cluster? I have a cluster with two cluster groups, one with resources for SQL Server, one ...
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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 ...
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Convert HyperV Servers in to HyperV Cluster

We have 2 Hyperv Servers and a SAN. When they were configured, High Availability wasn't on the horizon. But it is now. Can I convert the current servers in place to use Failover Clustering? Or ...
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NTFS permissions for a user on another computer in case of a disk moving in a cluster?

Is there a way to set NTFS permissions for a user on another computer? I have two nodes in a failover cluster. Both have a specific user account ("charley") local to the node. Charley has files on a ...
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linux + create simple watch dog process in shell script

I need to create watch dog process (will run in linux version 5.x) that look all time on /etc/cluster.cf file And if the process matches the string: machineA_is_active in the cluster.cf file Then ...