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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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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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SQL2008 R2 BackupDirectory - Cannot access the specified path or file on the server

I've recently added extra SAN storage space to our SQL2008R2 server (Failover Cluster with 2 nodes). With that I've edited the follow registry entry from I: to K: and moved the existing backup folders ...
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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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Cannot sent messages to Clustered MSMQ resource using NAT IP address

I'm running MSMQ as a clustered resource on a Windows Failover Cluster. We want to send messages to the queue over HTTP using a NAT IP Address for the queue. On a non clustered environment, this ...
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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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Exchange 2013 DAG Cluster Errors on non-owner node (eventid 1231)

We have a simple 2 node DAG setup with the nodes in 2 different sites. The DAG seems to be working fine, with mailbox databases moving back and forth between servers on-demand without issue. Seeding ...
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Failover cluster failed to failover due to mysterious IP conflict?

I'm having a mysterious problem with my Failover cluster, Cluster name: PrintCluster01.domain.com Members: PrintServer01.domain.com andPrintServer02.domain.com in the Failover Cluster Management – ...
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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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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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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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SQL Failover Cluster Resource DNS Registration Failure

I've got a cluster I migrated from one location to another (new IPs). I've moved a few other clusters like this recently with no issues. This recent cluster all came up fine except one 2012 instance. ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Exchange 2010 DAG Cluster drops

I have a Windows 2008 SP2 2-node Exchange 2010 DAG with SP1 UR8 on vSphere 5.1. Both nodes are on the same local VMware host cluster. I have been getting what seems to be a random, temporary network ...
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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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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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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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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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Timeout on heartbeat STONITH (IPMI fencing)

I am managing a two node heartbeat DRBD+MySQL+FreeRADIUS cluster. I am currently using external/ipmi fencing as my STONITH solution. However, I am running into a problem where the primary node has a ...
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Windows Cluster Fails after Power Outage

First, we have a Windows 2008 R2 Two Node cluster running HA Hyper-V and DHCP. We utilize a back-end Dell MD3000i iSCSI SAN for storage. All of the networking is done via redundant switches and MPIO ...
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Open-E cluster failover configuration

I am using two servers with Open-E DSS V7 software, configured as a cluster with failover. The volume is available on the virtual IP address 10.0.5.1, which is configured on both servers according to ...
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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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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 2008 Cluster Not Failing Over Correctly

I currently have 2 x Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise servers in a windows cluster. Installed on both of them are SQL Server 2008 Standard R2 in a cluster configuration. It has a virtual IP of ...
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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 ...