PowerShell for NLB: Common Scenarios

Hi,   This is the second blog is our series of posts on PowerShell for Network Load Balancing (NLB).  The first post introduces you to the CMDlets: http://blogs.msdn.com/clustering/archive/2009/10/28/9913877.aspx   Most of NLB CMDlets have the following common parameters.    -InterfaceName Specifies the interface to which NLB is bound  -NodeName Specifies the name of the cluster… Read more

PowerShell Help Online & Management Pack Updates for Failover Clustering & NLB

Hi Cluster Fans,   We have added Windows Server 2008 R2 PowerShell help on TechNet and have updated our Management Packs to support 2008 R2 for System Center Operation Manager (SCOM), for both Failover Clustering and Network Load Balancing.   PowerShell Help Online  With PowerShell help online you can see the same information as the… Read more

Failover Clustering Performance Counters – Part 4 – Command Line

Hi Cluster Fans,   Most of you are familiar with the Performance Monitor that allows you to work with performance counters.  Details have been described in the three previous posts in the series: Part 1, Part 2 and Part 3.   Using the command line, there are several functions which you may find useful.  For… Read more

Microsoft Site Recovery Solutions Featuring Windows Server 2008 R2 Failover Clustering

Hi cluster fans,   This week Microsoft is launching an end-to-end solution to help customers deploy integrated Site Recovery Solutions (http://blogs.technet.com/virtplanet/).  This launch shows how Microsoft and partners like  HP, EMC, HDS, NetApp, DataCore, DoubleTake and SteelEye are leveraging mature and proven technologies like clustering in combination with new virtualization technologies like Hyper-V to provide… Read more