Adding a disk to a Windows 2008 Failover Cluster using cluster.exe commands

This isn’t specific to multi-site clustering, but I’ve certainly had to use this many times when adding devices to my multi-site clusters. Adding disks to a multi-site Windows 2008 cluster is not as easy as it should be. In Windows 2008, Microsoft has added some new “logic” while adding disk resources to a cluster. In Windows 2008, when you attempt to “Add a disk” through the cluster administrator GUI, the cluster does a quick check on the available disks to ensure that the disks are present on all nodes of the cluster before presenting this as an available disk in … Continue reading Adding a disk to a Windows 2008 Failover Cluster using cluster.exe commands

Welcome to my blog!

I’ve finally decided that it’s time to start a blog. Why? Well, it wasn’t only a bandwagon thing…I thought that this might help to keep me motivated to do some of the things that I’ve been intending on doing for many, many moons. I hope that if I put these plans in print, it might actually help force me to complete some if not all of these goals…and also I want to be cool like Rod and Russ <g>   About me   The main focus in my work life for the past seven years has been geographically dispersed clustering at … Continue reading Welcome to my blog!