Solved

2012 Failover CLuster and 2008 R2 RSAT

Posted on 2013-11-12
7
293 Views
Last Modified: 2014-04-23
Hi All,
Can I check that 2012 hyper-V failover cluster can be managed from 2008 R2 RSAT?

Is there any difference?

Regards,
Zaw Tun Naing
0
Comment
Question by:mikenus
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 2
  • 2
7 Comments
 
LVL 15

Expert Comment

by:unknown_routine
ID: 39641959
You need Hyper-V Manager snap-in  for Remote Server Administration Tools


See here:
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc794756(v=ws.10).aspx
0
 

Author Comment

by:mikenus
ID: 39647668
Hi
Thanks. I mean I want to manager Hyper-V 2012 failover cluster from 2008 R2 server remote Administration Tool, is it compatible?

Is there any tool that can safely convert physical box to Hyper-V 2012 VM? Can download evaluation copy of VMM 2012 and try?

Regards,
Zaw Tun Naing
0
 
LVL 42

Accepted Solution

by:
kevinhsieh earned 500 total points
ID: 39656780
You need to manage 2012 Hyper-V cluster from Windows 8/8.1/2012/2012 R2 if you want to use cluster manager or Hyper-V Manager. You cannot use RSAT from Windows 7/2008 R2. :-(

You can use SCVMM 2012 to convert a physical server to a VM. The evaluation VHD is available at http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=10712
0
 

Author Comment

by:mikenus
ID: 39659317
Thank you,
Is SCVMM 2012 evaluation can be used for conversion of Physical box to Hyper-V VM?
0
 
LVL 42

Expert Comment

by:kevinhsieh
ID: 39659750
Yes it can. It is fully functional.
0

Featured Post

Has Powershell sent you back into the Stone Age?

If managing Active Directory using Windows Powershell® is making you feel like you stepped back in time, you are not alone.  For nearly 20 years, AD admins around the world have used one tool for day-to-day AD management: Hyena. Discover why.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

While rebooting windows server 2003 server , it's showing "active directory rebuilding indices please wait" at startup. It took a little while for this process to complete and once we logged on not all the services were started so another reboot is …
In-place Upgrading Dirsync to Azure AD Connect
This Micro Tutorial hows how you can integrate  Mac OSX to a Windows Active Directory Domain. Apple has made it easy to allow users to bind their macs to a windows domain with relative ease. The following video show how to bind OSX Mavericks to …
With the advent of Windows 10, Microsoft is pushing a Get Windows 10 icon into the notification area (system tray) of qualifying computers. There are many reasons for wanting to remove this icon. This two-part Experts Exchange video Micro Tutorial s…

734 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question