WIndows server 2008 Clustering

renilchalode
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Hi Friends,

  I would like to set up a two node Windows server 2008 Failover cluster.Since I dont have any storage I dont know how to setup this in my home network. I am planning to install 2 Virtual machines and planning to configure the cluster.Can anyone guide me to set up the cluster.

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Ranil V B
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Use the free Microsoft iSCSI Target 3.3 software to setup shared storage via iSCSI. You can run the iSCSI target software on your host or on a 3rd VM. The iSCSI target requires Windows 2008 R2 Full install (not core). Your VMs need to run Windows Server Enterprise or Datacenter.

Once you have the iSCSI target software configured, proceed with clustering as normal as described at TechNet or various other guides.

http://blogs.technet.com/b/josebda/archive/2011/04/04/microsoft-iscsi-software-target-3-3-for-windows-server-2008-r2-available-for-public-download.aspx

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Thanks a lot .. I will try this tonight and will get back to you tmrw..If it works.

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