Hyper-V Cluster Shows Deprecated Server
Posted on 2016-10-24
I run a small 3 node, Windows Server 2012 R2, Hyper-V Cluster. When running the Validate Cluster utility I receive a warning under the "Validate Resource Status" heading that says:
"This resource is marked with a state of 'Offline'. The functionality that this resource provides is not available while it is in the offline state. The resource may be put in this state by an administrator or program. It may also be a newly created resource which has not been put in the online state or the resource may be dependent on a resource that is not online. Resources can be brought online by choosing the 'Bring this resource online' action in Failover Cluster Manager."
The server that is referenced used to exist but has since been decommissioned, the server has been shut down for several months and the Active Directory Computer account for it has been deleted. How do i fully remove this server form the cluster so that i don't see this warning anymore?