Checklist: Creating a new resource

Applies To: Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 R2, Windows Server 2003 with SP1, Windows Server 2003 with SP2

Checklist: Creating a new resource

Step Reference

Review the concepts behind cluster resources.

Server Cluster Resources

Review resource groups and resource dependencies.

Server Cluster groups

Determine the name of your resource. This name must be different from any other resource name in the cluster.

Not applicable

Determine the type of your resource.

Resource types

Determine the group to which your resource will belong.

Server Cluster groups

Determine if the resource will run in a separate resource monitor.

Resource Monitors

List the possible owners of the resource.

Failover and failback

Determine the resource dependencies.

Resource dependencies

Determine the restart policy for the resource.

Specify the restart policy for a resource

Failover and failback

List properties specific to your resource.

Checklists: Installing Server Cluster Resources

Use the New Resource Wizard to create the resource.

Create a new resource