Installing MSCS

Identifying all of the names of the cluster components, types of networks to configure, and values the network requires (IP addresses) ahead of time will make your installation process go very cleanly (and be repeatable). Also be sure to have the proper hardware in place beforehand. To provide complete documentation for this installation process, you should create a small Excel spreadsheet that contains these values and that organizes (groups) the information to correspond to the MSCS clustering configuration setup process (as shown in Figure 4.3). (This small Excel spreadsheet will also be available for download at the Sams website.) Figure 4.3 depicts the needed values and names for a typical 2-node cluster installation.

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