Failover Clustering Windows 2016/2019 – Installation and Configuration

Creating the failover cluster

1. Launch the Failover Cluster Manager console available from the Start menu.

2. From the console click on Create a cluster 1 available in the central section in the Management section or on the left in the Actions menu.

Lancer l'assistant de création de cluster

3. Skip the first step of the wizard by clicking Next 1 .

Accueil assistant

4. Click Browse … 1 .

Ajouter les noeuds

5. Select the servers that will be cluster nodes 1 and click OK 2 .

Choisir les serveurs

6. Selected servers, click Next 1 .

Valider le choix

7. To validate the cluster, select test validation 1 and click Next 2 .

Test de la configuration

8. An assistant launches, click Next 1 .

Assistant des tests

9. Select Run all tests 1 and click Next 2 .

Choix des tests a faire

10. Confirm test execution by clicking Next 1 .

Résume des actions

11. Wait during the validation, it can take more or less time depending on the number of nodes …

12. When the tests are complete, if no blocking point is found, click Finish 1 .

tests passés

13. Back to the cluster wizard, enter the cluster name 1 and its IP address 2 and click Next 3 .

Nom et IP du cluster

An AD computer object will be created in the directory.

14. Confirm cluster creation by clicking Next 1 .

Confirmation création cluster

15. Wait while creating …

Création du cluster

16. The cluster is created, exit the wizard by clicking Finish 1 .

Cluster de basculement créé

17. Back to the management console, it displays the cluster and settings.

Console administration du cluster de basculement