Failover Clustering Installation

The installation procedure for Failover Clustering is not that much different from that of Windows Server 2008/R2. Failover Clustering is considered a feature in Windows Server 2012, much as it was in Windows Server 2008 R2. Failover Cluster consists of the following components:

  • Failover Clustering feature
  • Failover Cluster Management tools (These include the Failover Cluster Manager and the Cluster-Aware Updating UI.)
  • Failover cluster modules for PowerShell
  • Failover Cluster Automation Server (This is the deprecated COM programmatic interface MSClus.)
  • Failover cluster command interface (This is the deprecated cluster.exe command-line tool.)

The Failover Clustering feature can be installed by using either Server ...

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