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Microsoft Virtual Academy – Learn Failover Clustering & Hyper-V

Microsoft Virtual Academy – Learn Failover Clustering & Hyper-V

First published on MSDN on Jun 02, 2015 Would you like to learn how to deploy, manage, and optimize a Windows Server 2012 R2 failover cluster? The Microsoft Virtual Academy is a free training website for IT Pros with over ... continue reading
Windows Server 2016 Failover Cluster Troubleshooting Enhancements - Active Dump

Windows Server 2016 Failover Cluster Troubleshooting Enhancements – Active Dump

First published on MSDN on May 18, 2015 Active Dump The following enhancement is not specific to Failover Cluster or even Windows Server. However, it has significant advantages when you are troubleshooting and getting memory.dmp files from servers running Hyper-V ... continue reading
Troubleshooting Cluster Shared Volume Recovery Failure – System Event 5142

Troubleshooting Cluster Shared Volume Recovery Failure – System Event 5142

First published on MSDN on Mar 26, 2015 In the last post http://blogs.msdn.com/b/clustering/archive/2014/12/08/10579131.aspx we discussed event 5120, which indicates that Cluster Shared Volumes (CSV) observed and error and attempted to recover. In this post we will discuss cases when recovery ... continue reading
Cluster Shared Volume Failure Handling

Cluster Shared Volume Failure Handling

First published on MSDN on Oct 27, 2014 This is the fourth blog post in a series about Cluster Shared Volumes (CSV). In this post we will explain how CSV handles storage failures and how it hides failures from applications ... continue reading
Cluster Shared Volume Performance Counters

Cluster Shared Volume Performance Counters

First published on MSDN on Jun 05, 2014 This is the third blog post in a series about Cluster Shared Volumes (CSV). In this post we will go over performance monitoring. We assume that reader is familiar with the previous ... continue reading
Configuring a File Share Witness on a Scale-Out File Server

Configuring a File Share Witness on a Scale-Out File Server

First published on MSDN on Mar 31, 2014 In this blog, I am going to discuss the considerations for configuring a File Share Witness (FSW) for the Failover Cluster hosting your workloads, on a separate Scale-Out File Server cluster. You ... continue reading
Windows Server 2012 R2 Virtual Machine Recovery from Network Disconnects

Windows Server 2012 R2 Virtual Machine Recovery from Network Disconnects

First published on MSDN on Sep 04, 2013 Overview Windows Server Failover Clustering has always monitored the running state of virtual machines and the health state of clustered network and clustered storage. We are furthering the failure detection to include ... continue reading
VM Monitoring in Windows Server 2012 – Frequently Asked Questions

VM Monitoring in Windows Server 2012 – Frequently Asked Questions

First published on MSDN on Oct 30, 2012 In a previous blog post I explained how VM Monitoring can be configured in Window Server 2012. In this blog I will answer the three most frequently asked questions related to the ... continue reading
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
Configuring IP Addresses and Dependencies for Multi-Subnet Clusters - Part III

Configuring IP Addresses and Dependencies for Multi-Subnet Clusters – Part III

First published on MSDN on Aug 31, 2011 Hi Cluster Fans, This blog post will show the configuration of IP Addresses on multi-subnet clusters for the cluster’s network name, or “Client Access Point” (CAP). This is different from the IP ... continue reading