cluster failedover

John JY 221 Reputation points


We have Windows 2016 cluster with two VMs located at two different sites).
How many heartbeat loss can cause the cluster to failover? (no change on network threshhold)

Thank you for your help.

System Center Virtual Machine Manager
Windows Server Clustering
Windows Server Clustering
Windows Server: A family of Microsoft server operating systems that support enterprise-level management, data storage, applications, and communications.Clustering: The grouping of multiple servers in a way that allows them to appear to be a single unit to client computers on a network. Clustering is a means of increasing network capacity, providing live backup in case one of the servers fails, and improving data security.
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  1. Leon Laude 85,701 Reputation points

    Hi @John JY ,

    The table below lists properties to tune cluster heartbeats along with default and maximum values:




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