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2003 cluster nic

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I am setting up an sql 2005 cluster on a virtual test environment and was wondering if i should have 2 network card as a private and public network cards for this 2003 cluster.
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Ted BouskillSenior Software Developer
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One of my staff set up a virtual SQL cluster and I am quite sure the host computer only had one NIC.  He set up two virtual NIC's on each VM, one private, one public.
Brian PiercePhotographer
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I'm not sure what you are actually asking. Each machine in the cluster needs two NICs - one to provide network access and one for the hearbeat/monitoring between the cluster.
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