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Hyper-V: Using Hyper-V and Failover Clustering configuration

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Hello IT pros.

I'm looking for information on how to setup Hyper-V: Using Hyper-V and Failover Clustering on Windows 08 enterprise ed.

http://technet.microsoft.com/pt-pt/library/cc732181(v=ws.10).aspx#BKMK_Hardware_Requirements

I already got through this and find it confusing, any better step by step configuration help site that you may know of?

Another question is that I have a Drobo ISCI box which I'm using for backups, my question is can I still use it for backup and and the hyperV cluster,just trying to figure out if when the cluster setup needs a dedicated box..

I appreciate your help in advance.
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by:ashwin_kumar525
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Use the step-by-step guide available in this link:
http://www.aidanfinn.com/?p=11164

For the shared storage, you can surely use the existing iSCSI box. Just make sure to present a dedicated LUN or Partition for the Quorum and data.
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Great, I'm going to get this done and as soon as it in production environment I will come back here and give some input..

So "For the shared storage, you can surely use the existing iSCSI box. Just make sure to present a dedicated LUN or Partition for the Quorum and data."

Just one more thing about what you said about the ISCI box, no need to reformat it right?
I'm saving important backups here...
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by:Eddie-Lopez
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I hate to bring the bad news, but you can't use Windows 8 Enterprise for a Failover Cluster. You'll need a server version of the OS in order to do so.
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The link accepted as an answer help me get the job done.
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