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2003 cluster nic

Last Modified: 2008-09-20
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
Top Expert 2009

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
Awarded 2007
Top Expert 2008

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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