Windows 2008 cluster service without domain account?

Posted on 2010-08-30
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Is it possible to run 2 windows 2008 hyper-v nodes in cluster without having active directory?

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Question by:melfarit
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Carol Chisholm earned 1000 total points
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Domain role: All servers in the cluster must be in the same Active Directory domain. As a best practice, all clustered servers should have the same domain role (either member server or domain controller). The recommended role is member server.



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Thank you for your quick reply!


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