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Windows Server Clustering

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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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what this means, "Terminal Server\ClusterSettings LastLSMInstanceID" ?

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Terminal Server\ClusterSettings LastLSMInstanceID d0ab1046-xxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxx

Hyper-V
Hyper-V
A Windows technology providing a hypervisor-based virtualization solution enabling customers to consolidate workloads onto a single server.
1,831 questions
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.
732 questions
Windows 10
Windows 10
A Microsoft operating system that runs on personal computers and tablets.
6,016 questions
asked 2023-02-03T13:48:15.9666667+00:00
jourone 1 Reputation point
commented 2023-02-06T03:25:07.07+00:00
Eric Siron 906 Reputation points Microsoft MVP
1 answer

Windows 2022 Standard on a cluster

Hi, we are using clusters configure like this: 2 node with each 2 processor for a total of 16 core per node. We are running these clusters with one node active one passive. A total of 4 VM will be running almost all the time on the active node but on…

Hyper-V
Hyper-V
A Windows technology providing a hypervisor-based virtualization solution enabling customers to consolidate workloads onto a single server.
1,831 questions
Windows Server
Windows Server
A family of Microsoft server operating systems that support enterprise-level management, data storage, applications, and communications.
8,233 questions
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.
732 questions
asked 2023-02-04T02:35:38.17+00:00
Têtu Benoit 0 Reputation points
commented 2023-02-05T14:26:00.5366667+00:00
Dave Patrick 330.5K Reputation points Microsoft MVP
1 answer One of the answers was accepted by the question author.

2 Node Cluster with FSW Stops When Secondary Reboots

We've had Windows clusters configured on various versions of Windows Server for a few years to support SQL Availability Groups and things have generally worked well. Recently, I've seen quite a few clusters stop when the secondary server (for SQL)…

Windows
Windows
A family of Microsoft operating systems that run across personal computers, tablets, laptops, phones, internet of things devices, self-contained mixed reality headsets, large collaboration screens, and other devices.
151 questions
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.
732 questions
asked 2023-01-16T14:27:17.38+00:00
James Allcock 20 Reputation points
commented 2023-02-03T22:09:01.7066667+00:00
Edwin M Sarmiento 91 Reputation points
0 answers

Cluster Aware Updating error

Hello, I am trying to set up Cluster-Aware Updating, but am running into errors. I run the command: Add-CauClusterRole -Clustername BS-CL1 -DaysOfWeek Monday -IntervalWeeks 3 -MaxFailedNodes 1 -MaxRetriesPerNode 3 -RequireAllNodesOnline…

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.
732 questions
asked 2023-02-03T15:12:51.68+00:00
Maik de Bresser 0 Reputation points
2 answers

Windows Failover Clustering Services (WFCS) Disks not coming online after VM Migration

Hello, We have a VMware environment which has a 2 Node Cluster of VMs on Windows Server 2012R2 . These two VMs are on different ESXi hosts, both of which are running version 6.7 . When attempting to migrate these to ESXi host version 7.0, the shared…

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.
732 questions
Windows Server 2012
Windows Server 2012
A Microsoft server operating system that supports enterprise-level management, data storage, applications, and communications.
1,129 questions
asked 2023-02-01T20:52:32.54+00:00
Ethan Gart 0 Reputation points
answered 2023-02-02T17:34:41.3033333+00:00
Limitless Technology 9,716 Reputation points
2 answers

SQL always on failover when VM is taking snapshot

Hi there, We have a two node always on configured sql server and they are both Vmware virtual machines. We found that when the primary node is taking snapshot, the SQL server will failover to the second node. I have contacted our VM supplier and they…

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.
732 questions
asked 2023-02-02T06:36:07.96+00:00
xhope 161 Reputation points
answered 2023-02-02T17:28:42.03+00:00
Limitless Technology 9,716 Reputation points
2 answers

Replication Questions - Disaster Recovery

I’ve got 2x DL360 Gen10 2019 “standard”servers. Both setup as RAID 10. Server1 is setup as a Hyper-V server hosting 4 vms (2016 servers) and roughly 15 TBs of data including an sql server that is the bulk of the data. Server2 is identical to Server1;…

Hyper-V
Hyper-V
A Windows technology providing a hypervisor-based virtualization solution enabling customers to consolidate workloads onto a single server.
1,831 questions
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.
732 questions
asked 2023-02-01T03:54:29.9133333+00:00
HorseLooseInHospital 0 Reputation points
answered 2023-02-02T11:01:16.05+00:00
Limitless Technology 9,716 Reputation points
5 answers

Windows Server 2019 Hyper-V Failover Cluster .avhdx files remaining after backup

Hello! I have a customer with a three node Windows Server 2019 Hyper-V Failover Cluster. When I backup VM's w/ Veeam, I sometimes get left-over .avhdx files that don't automatically merge. With additional backups, sometimes the VM keeps adding…

Hyper-V
Hyper-V
A Windows technology providing a hypervisor-based virtualization solution enabling customers to consolidate workloads onto a single server.
1,831 questions
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.
732 questions
Windows Server 2019
Windows Server 2019
A Microsoft server operating system that supports enterprise-level management, data storage, applications, and communications.
2,206 questions
asked 2022-08-10T15:29:26.113+00:00
Dave Baddorf 96 Reputation points
answered 2023-01-26T22:49:22.2366667+00:00
Shaun 1 Reputation point
1 answer

Cluster validation warning: Switch Embedded Teaming are not named consistently

Hello everybody, After validating my cluster, I got the following warning: "There are an equal number of SET switches on all nodes, but they are not named consistently. This may prevent VM migration." It's quite strange because there are no…

Windows Server Storage
Windows Server Storage
Windows Server: A family of Microsoft server operating systems that support enterprise-level management, data storage, applications, and communications.Storage: The hardware and software system used to retain data for subsequent retrieval.
538 questions
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.
732 questions
Hyper-V
Hyper-V
A Windows technology providing a hypervisor-based virtualization solution enabling customers to consolidate workloads onto a single server.
1,831 questions
Windows Network
Windows Network
Windows: A family of Microsoft operating systems that run across personal computers, tablets, laptops, phones, internet of things devices, self-contained mixed reality headsets, large collaboration screens, and other devices.Network: A group of devices that communicate either wirelessly or via a physical connection.
239 questions
asked 2023-01-25T13:39:51.0266667+00:00
Zin Andrea 76 Reputation points
answered 2023-01-26T16:10:44.7833333+00:00
Limitless Technology 9,716 Reputation points
7 answers

An error occurred while creating the cluster and the nodes will be cleaned up. Please wait...

Hi, I'm trying to deploy a Cluster with two nodes (WServer 2019 both / Domain Joined / Fresh Install) but it fails. Attach the creation's report: Beginning to configure the cluster CLUSTERNAME. Initializing Cluster CLUSTERNAME. Validating cluster state…

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.
732 questions
asked 2021-05-20T21:20:43.67+00:00
Ronald Medina 1 Reputation point
commented 2023-01-26T13:46:57.5333333+00:00
Niklas Åhden 0 Reputation points
2 answers

Problems from Windows 11 with UNC Access to a Filecluster

Good day, We have an issue with a file cluster accessed with Windows 11 for a few weeks now. The file cluster is running on 2 virtual servers on a Windows Server 2019 Datacenter Hyper-V cluster with 4 nodes. The OS of both file servers is Server 2019 and…

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.
732 questions
Windows Server
Windows Server
A family of Microsoft server operating systems that support enterprise-level management, data storage, applications, and communications.
8,233 questions
Windows
Windows
A family of Microsoft operating systems that run across personal computers, tablets, laptops, phones, internet of things devices, self-contained mixed reality headsets, large collaboration screens, and other devices.
151 questions
asked 2023-01-18T13:05:51.0766667+00:00
Lentz Andreas 1 Reputation point
answered 2023-01-26T09:34:49.0566667+00:00
Lentz Andreas 1 Reputation point
2 answers

Taking over hyper-v server and failver cluster

Hi all, We are taking over customer from another IT company and I would like to know is there a powershell script or best practice guide to check if hyper-v server and failover cluster is configured on the right way. To scan everything and find config…

Hyper-V
Hyper-V
A Windows technology providing a hypervisor-based virtualization solution enabling customers to consolidate workloads onto a single server.
1,831 questions
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.
732 questions
asked 2023-01-24T14:23:44.8033333+00:00
Troops 1 Reputation point
answered 2023-01-25T16:55:17.84+00:00
Limitless Technology 9,716 Reputation points
2 answers

Windows 2019 Server Reboot

Hi All, Few of our 2019 cluster servers are getting rebooted automatically with below error and using service account. Could you please share us the solution for this. Error: The process wininit.exe has initiated the restart of computer on behalf of user…

Windows Server
Windows Server
A family of Microsoft server operating systems that support enterprise-level management, data storage, applications, and communications.
8,233 questions
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.
732 questions
asked 2023-01-18T07:44:43.72+00:00
Karthikeyan Chinnusamy 21 Reputation points
commented 2023-01-23T05:06:12.16+00:00
Karthikeyan Chinnusamy 21 Reputation points
2 answers

DFS Namespace Server Role on Azure VM configured failover cluster failing IP addressing issue

I am trying a POC to have high available standalone DFS namespace server. For this, I have configured, 2 VM’s on Azure with a shared premium disk and provisioned a cluster. Both the VM’s are on-prem domain joined through Express Route. The Ip address…

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.
732 questions
Azure Virtual Machines
Azure Virtual Machines
An Azure service that is used to provision Windows and Linux virtual machines.
4,602 questions
Windows Server Storage
Windows Server Storage
Windows Server: A family of Microsoft server operating systems that support enterprise-level management, data storage, applications, and communications.Storage: The hardware and software system used to retain data for subsequent retrieval.
538 questions
asked 2021-07-12T05:07:43.827+00:00
Sumit Chawla 6 Reputation points
answered 2023-01-21T03:35:06.42+00:00
Diskan, Cosmo B 0 Reputation points
2 answers

Unable to configure dedicated NIC for Live migration

I am configuring Hyper-V cluster. We do not use SCVMM but cluster manager. I have two nodes let's say Node01 and Node02. Each node have 4 NIC card. On node01 NIC1 and NIC2 have been teamed for OS Management Network, this is Access port One node01 NIC3…

System Center Virtual Machine Manager
Hyper-V
Hyper-V
A Windows technology providing a hypervisor-based virtualization solution enabling customers to consolidate workloads onto a single server.
1,831 questions
Windows Server
Windows Server
A family of Microsoft server operating systems that support enterprise-level management, data storage, applications, and communications.
8,233 questions
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.
732 questions
asked 2023-01-18T11:03:31.6833333+00:00
Mohd Arif 871 Reputation points
answered 2023-01-20T04:46:55.5566667+00:00
Mohd Arif 871 Reputation points
1 answer

How to move storage of clustered VM from storage1 (CSV) to storage2 (CSV)

I have my Hyper-V VMs in cluster storage environemnt. I have to my VMs from storage1 to storage2, all the storage are in CSV. For example VM01 is right now in storage1 and now I want to move it in storage2. I can doing it using GUI method but I need…

System Center Virtual Machine Manager
Hyper-V
Hyper-V
A Windows technology providing a hypervisor-based virtualization solution enabling customers to consolidate workloads onto a single server.
1,831 questions
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.
732 questions
asked 2022-10-07T09:09:42.73+00:00
Mohd Arif 871 Reputation points
answered 2023-01-18T11:08:47.78+00:00
Mohd Arif 871 Reputation points
2 answers One of the answers was accepted by the question author.

How to run chkdsk on a cluster shared volume (CSV) in Hyper-V cluster

I am using Hyper-V cluster, let's say having three nodes in cluster. Now one of the CSV is going message that "chkdsk scan needed on volume". How can I do it on a cluster shared volume

Hyper-V
Hyper-V
A Windows technology providing a hypervisor-based virtualization solution enabling customers to consolidate workloads onto a single server.
1,831 questions
Windows Server
Windows Server
A family of Microsoft server operating systems that support enterprise-level management, data storage, applications, and communications.
8,233 questions
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.
732 questions
System Center Virtual Machine Manager
asked 2022-10-19T10:41:49.013+00:00
Mohd Arif 871 Reputation points
accepted 2023-01-18T11:05:46.8066667+00:00
Mohd Arif 871 Reputation points
2 answers

Windows Server 2019 - Hyper-V - FailOver Cluster | CSV Change Node Owner Failure

Our Hyper-V Architecture is as following: 2 Physical Nodes , On each one , Windows Server 2019 Datacenter Hyper-V Role installed on each one Failover Cluster Nimble Storage iSCSI connection between the Hyper-V Nodes to Nimble Storage…

Hyper-V
Hyper-V
A Windows technology providing a hypervisor-based virtualization solution enabling customers to consolidate workloads onto a single server.
1,831 questions
Windows Server 2019
Windows Server 2019
A Microsoft server operating system that supports enterprise-level management, data storage, applications, and communications.
2,206 questions
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.
732 questions
Windows Server Infrastructure
Windows Server Infrastructure
Windows Server: A family of Microsoft server operating systems that support enterprise-level management, data storage, applications, and communications.Infrastructure: A Microsoft solution area focused on providing organizations with a cloud solution that supports their real-world needs and meets evolving regulatory requirements.
428 questions
asked 2022-01-15T12:05:11.183+00:00
onemancrew 11 Reputation points
answered 2023-01-18T10:27:40.2133333+00:00
Nico 0 Reputation points
1 answer

Hyper-V Failover Cluster

I have 6 servers with same specifics and connected to same storage and same OS version 3 of them vms can migrate without any problem another 2 nodes the vm not migrate. 1- I enabled the option of CPU compatibility but same error still 2- when the…

Hyper-V
Hyper-V
A Windows technology providing a hypervisor-based virtualization solution enabling customers to consolidate workloads onto a single server.
1,831 questions
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.
732 questions
asked 2023-01-16T07:12:31.3033333+00:00
Mohamed Ahmed 0 Reputation points
answered 2023-01-17T20:20:30.2433333+00:00
Eric Siron 906 Reputation points Microsoft MVP
5 answers

Upgrade 3-Node 2016 Microsoft Failover Cluster to 2022 (Hyper-V)

Hello, I am upgrading current 3-node 2016 cluster to 2022 by adding new windows server 2022 physical servers to the existing cluster. I'll update the cluster functional level afterward. I did upgrade another 2-node 2016 cluster to 2019 cluster…

Hyper-V
Hyper-V
A Windows technology providing a hypervisor-based virtualization solution enabling customers to consolidate workloads onto a single server.
1,831 questions
Windows Server
Windows Server
A family of Microsoft server operating systems that support enterprise-level management, data storage, applications, and communications.
8,233 questions
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.
732 questions
Windows Server 2016
Windows Server 2016
A Microsoft server operating system that supports enterprise-level management, data storage, applications, and communications.
1,767 questions
asked 2023-01-09T18:32:48.887+00:00
Raed M. Mary 21 Reputation points
commented 2023-01-17T00:11:58.5033333+00:00
BOURBITA Thameur 12,321 Reputation points Microsoft MVP