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Mastering Windows Server 2016 by Jordan Krause

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Setting up a failover cluster

We are going to take a few minutes and set up a small cluster of servers, so that you can see the management tools and the places that have to be touched in order to accomplish this. I have now backed out all of the NLB config on my WEB1 and WEB2 servers that we set up earlier, so that they are just simple web servers at the moment, once again with no redundancy between them. Let's set up our first failover cluster and add both of these servers into that cluster.

Building the servers

We have two servers already running with Windows Server 2016 installed. Nothing special has been configured on these servers, but I have added the File and Storage Services role to both of them, because eventually down the road I intend ...

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