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Node(s) server01.domain.com server02.domain.com cannot reach a writable domain controller. Please check connectivity of these nodes to the domain controllers.

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Hello EE's

I need a assistance in making a cluster between 2 domain controllers..

I know its not recommended in making cluster with domain controllers...

Why am choosing this is use the hardware efficiently.. and its only for 2 3 vm's only..

Why am try to validate 2 nodes am coming with an error mentioned below.

"Node(s) server01.domain.com server02.domain.com cannot reach a writable domain controller. Please check connectivity of these nodes to the domain controllers."

Thank you
Shamil
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Forget "not recommended." Clustering ADDS is not supported and DOES break stuff. There is NO reason to cluster domain controllers since ADDS is a multimaster replicating design. There is zero benefit to clustering.
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Dear Bros,

I am actually planning to cluster between 2 domains controllers only for hosting virtual machines.. not for any other services.

Is it still recommended??
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No. You shouldn't be installing ADDS and Hyper-V in the same OSE and you can't cluster them if ADDS is installed.
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