will time difference between windows server 2008 cluster node trigger failover ?

Sunny Ieong 31 Reputation points
2022-03-29T03:43:35.227+00:00

when two cluster node of Windows server 2008 have time difference, will it trigger failover behavior ?
any official documents mention this time difference issue ?

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. Limitless Technology 38,771 Reputation points
    2022-04-04T23:28:15.887+00:00

    Hi @Sunny Ieong

    Are you seeing a failover situation? A difference in time should not cause a failover behaviour.

    This document may prove useful:

    https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/troubleshoot/windows-server/identity/time-synchronization-not-succeed-non-ntp

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