PowerShell for Network Load Balancing (NLB) in Windows Server 2008 R2

Hi Cluster Fans, In Windows Server 2008 R2 (“R2”) we are introducing PowerShell as the new scripting language for clustering technologies.  PowerShell with Network Load Balancing (NLB) will replace NLB.exe and WLBS.exe.  The Windows Server 2008 R2 release is the last release for NLB.exe and WLBS.exe.  This means it will still be available for use… Read more

PowerShell for Failover Clustering in Windows Server 2008 R2

Hi Cluster Fans, In Windows Server 2008 R2 (“R2”) we are introducing PowerShell as the new scripting language for clustering technologies.  PowerShell with Failover Clustering will replace Cluster.exe and the Windows Server 2008 R2 release will be the deprecation release for Cluster.exe.  This means it will still be available for use so it doesn’t break… Read more

Clustering and HA Resources

Hi Cluster Fans, Resources can be hard to find, so every few months we will be publishing an updated list of useful documents, guides and information to this blog (http://blogs.msdn.com/clustering/).  If there is any important Microsoft content which you feel is missing, let us know by clicking the ’email’ link in the upper left corner… Read more

Clustering in Windows Server 2008 R2

Hi Cluster Fans,   It has been a while since our last post and that is because we have been so busy unleashing Clustering in Windows Server 2008 R2 (“R2”) to the world.  At several recent conferences, including TechEd EMEA and WinHec, we publically announced our R2 plans and features for Failover Clustering and Network… Read more