Adding Existing Hyperv Server to a brand new Hyper v server cluster is possible or not

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Would like to know Adding Existing Hyperv Server to a brand new Hyper v server cluster is possible or not ?

Current Scenario

Production environment - Hyper v 2016 DC with production VMS ( internal storage only ) no Shared storage.

New scenario

Bought a new server and a SAN storage . Would like to create a new hyperv HA cluster and add the existing hyperv 2016 DC node to the new cluster is possible without any downtime for the current vms.
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Sure. Just create a new cluster according to any of the various guides you can find for creating a Hyper-V cluster. You can then migrate the existing VMs into the cluster. No need to reboot the existing host.

If the CPU between existing server and new server isn't the same model, you will need to turn on CPU compatibility on the VMs before they can live migrate between hosts. Turning on CPU compatability requires turning off the VM first.

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