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Configure VirtualBox Failover in a Windows Server 2012 R2 Cluster

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Has anyone ever configured VirtualBox as a Clustered role in Windows Server 2012 R2? I want to avoid using Hyper-V if possible, because our backup application by default supports VirtualBox. I can use Hyper-V, but that would require me to run a conversion on the backup file, which translates to increased downtime.

All I can get from Google is how to setup a cluster whithin virtualbox, where 2 or more guests are running server 2012 on a Virtualbox host.

I want to setup 2 physical servers in a cluster (This is already up and running. The clustered storage is a synology rackstation with a LUN setup connected to this cluster.). Then setup the failover such that if Host1 is running Virtualbox that has 2 guests and fails, Host2 will start Virtualbox and spin up the 2 guests that Host1 was running.

Any help is appreciated.
Thanks!
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