2 of of 4 Cluster Validation Fail to Connect
Posted on 2013-11-25
I have 4 servers that I want to cluster. I have been able to create a successful 2008 R2 Cluster wit two of them. However the other two will not connect. It says failed to connect to service manager. The whole network is 2008 R2 Active Directory.
Node 1 and 2 are already a successful cluster.
Here is the weird thing. When i run cluster validation from Node 3, then it says failed to connect to service manager for node 4. When I run the test from node 4 it says the same thing for node 3.
However if i go to Node 1 or 2 I don't get that error. I can successfully connect to service manager and run the validation for node 3 and 4. However the test fails it can't seem to connect to node 3 wmi to check hardware, bios, etc... The test cancels.
Node 1 and 2 are identical server and node 3 and 4 are identical servers in hardware. however 1 and 2 are not the same as 3 and 4. I'm trying to make two clusters.
Is this a DNS problem? Or WMI problem? Router problem? I ran powershell commands and it says both WMI is fine for remote.
Fire wall is completely shut off on all 4 servers.