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Installing the Windows Failover Clustering Feature in Windows 2012 r2

Installing the Windows Failover Clustering Feature in Windows 2012 r2

  • Installing Failover Cluster Features local

Command :

 

Powershell : Install-WindowsFeature –Name Failover-clustering –IncludeManagementTools

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Installing Failover Cluster Features remotely

 

Command :

 

Powershell : Install-WindowsFeature –Name Failover-clustering –IncludeManagementTools –Computername Nameofthe2ndNode

 

 

Next step would be for us to go ahead and validate this cluster to see if it meets all cluster requirements

 

Open failover Cluster Manager.

 

 

Right click on Failover Cluster Manager and select Create Cluster

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Next on welcome wizard

 

 

Select servers which are going to be a part of this cluster as shown below :

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Cluster Validation Welcome Wizard

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select all tests and click Next as shown below. It’s also possible for us to run specific tests if required while running Cluster Validation.

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We’ll see the confirmation box which is shown in the below screenshot, which is summary of tests.

 

Click the Tab Next.

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Cluster validation running against the selected nodes as shown below :

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Validation completed and a report is presented to us with all details regarding the Cluster Validation

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Creating Cluster is pretty much same as creating in windows 2008 r2

Ref: http://techrid.com/2014/08/22/creating-windows-failover-cluster-in-windows-2008-r2/

Note:

 

You can also use the Failover Clustering Windows PowerShell command, Test-Cluster, to validate your cluster.

 

For Verification:

 

Navigate to C:WindowsClusterReports directory and open the Validation Report .MHT file

 

Review any tests that report as Failed or Warning.

 

For More Info : http://technet.microsoft.com/en-in/library/cc731844(v=ws.10).aspx

 

Praveen Kumar

MCSA, MCSE | Windows Server

Publisher@Techrid.com


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