Installing a VMM management server on the additional node of a cluster

Now that we have our first node running, we are going to deploy the second node of the VMM cluster. This recipe will guide you on how to add additional VMM nodes to an existing VMM management cluster.

You can install VMM management servers on up to 16 nodes on a cluster, but keep in mind that only one VMM management service will be active at a time.

The VMM console, in the event of a failover, will reconnect to the VMM management server automatically, as you are using the cluster service name to connect.

Getting ready

Before you start installing an additional node for VMM 2012/R2, close any connections (VMM console, PowerShell, or any web portal) to the primary VMM management node. ...

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