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How to Configure BitLocker Encrypted Clustered Disks in Windows Server 2012

How to Configure BitLocker Encrypted Clustered Disks in Windows Server 2012

First published on MSDN on Jul 20, 2012 Windows Server 2012 introduces the ability to encrypt Cluster Shared Volumes (CSV) using BitLocker®. You can learn more about BitLocker here . Data on a lost or stolen storage is vulnerable to ... continue reading
How to Move Highly Available (Clustered) VMs to Windows Server 2012 with the Cluster Migration Wizard

How to Move Highly Available (Clustered) VMs to Windows Server 2012 with the Cluster Migration Wizard

First published on MSDN on Jun 25, 2012 The Windows Server 2012 Cluster Migration Wizard is a powerful and time-saving tool that copies cluster roles from a source cluster to a target cluster. Although the Cluster Migration Wizard can move ... continue reading
How to Configure a Clustered Storage Space in Windows Server 2012

How to Configure a Clustered Storage Space in Windows Server 2012

First published on MSDN on Jun 02, 2012 This blog outlines the sequence of steps to configure a Clustered Storage Space in Windows Server 2012 using the Failover Cluster Manager or Windows PowerShell®. You can learn more about Storage Spaces ... continue reading
How to Troubleshoot Create Cluster Failures

How to Troubleshoot Create Cluster Failures

First published on MSDN on May 07, 2012 In this blog, I will outline the steps in order to troubleshoot “Create Cluster” failures with Windows Server 2012 or later Failover Clustering. Step 1: Run the Cluster Validation Tool The cluster ... continue reading
Creating a Windows Server 2012 Failover Cluster

Creating a Windows Server 2012 Failover Cluster

First published on MSDN on May 01, 2012 Creating a cluster on Windows Server 2012 is easy experience! After installing the Failover Clustering feature, and validating a configuration, the next step is to create a new cluster. There are some ... continue reading
Windows Server 2012 Storage Migration for Cluster Managed Virtual Machines

Windows Server 2012 Storage Migration for Cluster Managed Virtual Machines

First published on MSDN on Apr 26, 2012 Storage migration is a new feature in Windows 8 Server that allows moving the files for a virtual machine (VM) to a new location while the VM is running. For example, suppose ... continue reading
Installing the Failover Cluster Feature and Tools in Windows Server 2012

Installing the Failover Cluster Feature and Tools in Windows Server 2012

First published on MSDN on Apr 06, 2012 In this blog we will discuss the changes in Windows Server 2012 as well as the different options for installing the Failover Clustering feature. This applies to Windows Server 2012, Windows Server ... continue reading
How to add storage to Clustered Shared Volumes in Windows Server 2012

How to add storage to Clustered Shared Volumes in Windows Server 2012

First published on MSDN on Apr 06, 2012 In Windows Server 2012 Cluster Shared Volumes (CSV) has been more tightly integrated into the Failover Clustering feature. The process for a cluster Physical Disk Resource (PDR) to be enabled for CSV ... continue reading
Draining Nodes for Planned Maintenance with Windows Server 2012

Draining Nodes for Planned Maintenance with Windows Server 2012

First published on MSDN on Apr 03, 2012 Windows Server 2012 Failover Clusters are easier to manage and maintain with the new “Node Drain” and “Resume with Failback” features. This enables nodes to be gracefully drained for planned maintenance. This ... continue reading

Free Private Cloud Training: Are you ready for the Microsoft Private Cloud?

First published on MSDN on Jan 19, 2012 On February 21 & 22 Microsoft Learning is running a 2-day virtual training event to help the world learn about the upcoming enhancements with the Creating & Managing a Private Cloud with ... continue reading