How to create a failover cluster

How to create a failover cluster


1.In the Failover Cluster Manager snap-in, confirm that Failover Cluster Manager is selected and then, under Management, click Create a Cluster.

2.Follow the instructions in the wizard to specify:

  • The servers to include in the cluster.
  • The name of the cluster.
  • Any IP address information that is not automatically supplied by your DHCP settings.


3.After the wizard runs and the Summary page appears, if you want to view a report of the tasks that the wizard performed, click View Report.

To view the report after you close the wizard, see the following folder, where SystemRoot is the location of the operating system (for example, C:\Windows):



Create a New Failover Cluster


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