How to Perform Maintenace on Microsfot Cluster Nodes
Posted on 2013-01-21
Currently we have 3 nodes in our cluster and a group of virtual servers using Hyper-V. We are using a shared store from a SAN and we have created 3 volumes (Cluster Disk 1, Cluster Disk 2, and Cluster Disk 3) At the beginning we migrated the VM’s to Cluster Disk 2 and setup VM's for high availability. However, after the migration we noticed that under Failover Cluster Manager only show the name of the first machine and the rest are nested or child object. Then we enabled Cluster Share Volumes and assigned Cluster Disk 3 to it and we created new VM's using the failover Cluster Manager and place them on node3. Our challenge is how we can perform automatically maintenance on the nodes and when the servers reboot all VM’s dot not go to a single node (e.g. Node1), we need keep those VM’s on different nodes for to avoid overload on a single server.
Thanks you in advance for your help