Adding a cluster node in Windows 2008 R2 - will it cause the cluster to roll?

Posted on 2012-09-21
Last Modified: 2012-09-24
I think I know the answer but want to confirm.  I am presenting storage to the 2nd node and also adding it into the cluster, will this cause any cluster resources to failover during the validation stages or presenting storage side of things?
Question by:tazer92
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    Dear tazer92,

    Yes, if you are having two way cluster node i.e. Active and Passive node, so during failover cluster resources will move from Active to Passive node.

    Kindly keep us posted.


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    wait, i think IT WILL NOT cause the cluster to fail over just to add a node.  the node we adding would be the passive node.

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