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Installing the Failover Cluster Feature and Tools in Windows Server “8”


The installation procedure for Failover Clustering in Windows Server “8” is very similar to that found in Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2. In this blog we will discuss the changes in Windows Server “8” as well as the different options for installing the Failover Clustering feature.

Windows Server 8 continues with the Roles and Features model. All clustering technologies are considered Features, as they are infrastructure that enables Roles to be made highly available.

The Failover Cluster feature consists of the following components as shown by the Windows Server PowerShell CmdLet Get-WindowsFeature:

To learn more and to read the entire article at its source, please refer to the following page, Installing the Failover Cluster Feature and Tools in Windows Server “8”- Clustering and High Availability



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