Clustering vCenter Server 4.0 Using Microsoft Cluster Services


Yes, and I will tell where to find the document VMare just made available for us 🙂

Basically this document goes over the steps to successfully implement a high availability solution for vCenter Server 4.0 using Microsoft Cluster Server (MSCS).

No need aymore to spend a big chunk of money for this Neverfail solution, over pricy and difficult to implement.

There are some limitations unfortunately:

  • vCenter Server Linked Mode is not supported on vCenter Server with MSCS setups.
  • All the hosts and clusters will be reconnected and reconfigured on the new setup and this might take some time depending on the size of the environment

 

Get the PDF at VIOPS and check out the references

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Didier Pironet is an independent blogger and freelancer with +15 years of IT industry experience. Didier is also a former VMware inc. employee where he specialised in Datacenter and Cloud Infrastructure products as well as Infrastructure, Operations and IT Business Management products. Didier is passionate about technologies and he is found to be a creative and a visionary thinker, expressing with passion and excitement, hopefully inspiring and enrolling people to innovation and change.
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