Adding a 3rd Node to a CLuster

Posted on 2012-09-17
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Last Modified: 2012-09-30
I have a two node cluster configured with Windows 2008 R2 Enterprise.

Can anyone let me know, how I can add a third node ? Do I need to use Diskpart to make the disks reserved etc ?
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it realy doesn't mater if is the 2nd or 3rd node..the process is quite the same:http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc730998.aspx
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As stated above.
Extra steps would be required if the server hosts SQL.
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SQL Server: run SQL Server Installation CEnter, choose Installation and "add node to a SQL Server failover cluster"

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If I need to present the LUNs from a SAN to the new node, do I need to use DISPART on the 3rd node or not ? Just a little confused....
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no, the LUNs will appear on the disk management mmc (computer management) after SAN Path configuration.
About SAN config, I'm not able to help.

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