To Configure MS Cluster on VM

Posted on 2014-07-10
Last Modified: 2014-07-19
Please help me to understand best practice to be followed if we have to configure MS cluster on Virtual Machines .

Any Network dependency/ limitation ?

Any storage dependency/limitation ?

Question by:patron
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    Configuration is exactly the same as per physical.

    You will need to use RDM (RAW) LUNs for storage.

    You will need at least a single NIC for heartbeat.

    Have you followed these guides?

    Setup for Failover Clustering and Microsoft Cluster Service - ESX 4.1/ESXi 4.1/vCenter Server 4.1

    Setup for Failover Clustering and Microsoft Cluster Service - ESXi 5.0/vCenter Server 5.0
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    many thanks for sharing such great info.
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    by:Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE)
    no problems.
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