Majority Node Set (MNS) with only 2 nodes?

A new quick fix is available from Microsoft for Windows Server 2003 or the R2 Edition – http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=ee26bcf1-42ac-4b33-b3d8-863ac089a1ab&DisplayLang=en Majority Node Set clusters need just that, a majority to function. If you have a 2 node and one goes down, you no longer have a majority. Here are the steps to use the fix and make a 2 node function: 1.      Install Enterprise Edition of the OS (I recommend R2). 2.      Install on the quick fix on each node and reboot. 3.      Create a cluster making sure you use Majoriy Node Set. When you get to the Cluster Configuration Review screen – … Continue reading Majority Node Set (MNS) with only 2 nodes?

Virus warning!

There is a dangerous virus being passed electronically, orally, and by hand. This virus is called Worm-Overload-Recreational-Killer (WORK). If you receive WORK from any of your colleagues, your boss or anyone else by any means DO NOT TOUCH IT. This virus will wipe out your private life completely. If you should come into contact with WORK put on your jacket and take two good friends to the nearest bar. Purchase the antidote known as Work-Isolator-Neutralizer-Extractor (WINE) or Bothersome-Employer-Eliminator-Rebooter (BEER). Take the antidote repeatedly until WORK has been completely eliminated from your system. You should forward this warning to 5 friends. … Continue reading Virus warning!