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Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V Cookbook by Leandro Carvalho

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Configuring Hyper-V Replica Broker for a Failover Cluster

If you have either the primary or the replica server as a member of a Failover Cluster environment, you will need to configure the Hyper-V Replica Broker role. This role is necessary to enable a cluster to be part of a Hyper-V Replica so that it can support seamless replication. In this scenario, you can have a standalone server and a cluster working as primary or replica server, or a cluster for each.

When configuring a Hyper-V Replica for a virtual machine, a different virtual name called Client Access Point (CAP) must be used. The CAP is created during the Hyper-V Replica Broker configuration.

In this recipe, you will see how to configure Hyper-V Replica Broker to use your cluster servers ...

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