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How to make a web server cluster in Windows server 2008

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My question is I want to make sure the website is clustered with 2 node cluster.  I am in the high availablity wizard trying to decide which application to choose to configure this.  Because right now its a two node cluster with one quorum disk.  Is there a step by step guide on how to do this using clustering for windows server 08 enterprise? Not R2
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Is there a reason you are trying a high availability cluster instead of a Windows Network Load Balancing cluster?

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/edge/ff711653
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No reason.  I also have Cold Fusion installed which is connecting into a SQL server database.   I have not yet configured the SQL cluster but I want to be sure the front end portion is clustered as well.  You suggest using NLB cluster?
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Yes, NLB is generally what is appropriate for web servers.
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You can't install WNLB and HA clustering on the same servers (I tried), so you will beed to desrow your cluster and uninstall failover clustering before you can install WNLB.
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