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    Failover Cluster Step-by-Step Guide - Configuring a Two-Node File Server Failover Cluster

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    English
    This step-by-step guide describes the steps for installing and configuring a file server failover cluster that has two nodes.
    • Version:

      August 2010

      File Name:

      FailClust_StepbyStep.doc

      Date Published:

      8/6/2010

      File Size:

      330 KB

        A failover cluster is a group of independent computers that work together to increase the availability of applications and services. The clustered servers (called nodes) are connected by physical cables and by software. If one of the cluster nodes fails, another node begins to provide service (a process known as failover). Users experience a minimum of disruptions in service. This guide describes the steps for configuring Remote Desktop Connection Broker (RD Connection Broker) in a failover cluster, as part of a configuration that provides users with access to personal virtual desktops or virtual machines in a virtual desktop pool through RemoteApp and Desktop Connection. As you work with the configuration in this guide, you can also learn about failover clusters and familiarize yourself with the Failover Cluster Manager snap-in in Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise or Windows Server 2008 R2 Datacenter.
    • Supported Operating System

      Windows Server 2008

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