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Cluster network

Updated: January 21, 2005

Applies To: Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 R2, Windows Server 2003 with SP1, Windows Server 2003 with SP2

Cluster network

The cluster network command is used to view or change the properties of all the networks in the cluster. Used without parameters, cluster network defaults to the /status command-line option and displays the status of all cluster networks.

Syntax

cluster [[/cluster:]ClusterName] net[work] NetworkName /Option

Parameters
/stat[us]
Displays the status for cluster network.

/prop[erties] [PropertyList]
Views or sets the network common properties.

/priv[properties] [PropertyList]
Views or sets the network private properties.

/ren[ame]:NewName
Renames the network.

/listint[erfaces]
Lists network interfaces associated with the network.

/?
Displays help at the command prompt.

Remarks
  • Using the cluster net[work] command

    The cluster name is optional. If the name of your cluster is also a cluster command or its abbreviation, such as "cluster" or "network," use /cluster: to explicitly specify the cluster name. For a list of all the cluster commands, see Related Topics.

  • Using the /stat[us] command-line option

    The network name is optional. If you do not provide a network name, the status of all cluster networks is displayed.

  • Using the /prop[erties] [PropertyList] command-line option

    The network name is optional. If you do not provide a network name the properties for all networks are displayed. For more information on property lists, see Related Topics.

  • Using the /priv[properties] [PropertyList] command-line option

    The network name is optional. Private properties for all networks are displayed if you do not provide a network name. For more information on property lists, see Related Topics.

  • Using cluster network common property names

    The following table describes the common cluster network property names, their uses, and valid settings.

     

    Property name Use

    Name

    The name of the network. The cluster uses the same name as the Network Connections folder. For more information, see Name coordination between Cluster service and Network and Dial-up Connections.

    Address

    Provides the address for the entire network or subnet.

    AddressMask

    The subnet mask for the network.

    Description

    A description of the network.

    Role

    The communication role of the network. For more information on network roles, see Server cluster networks.

  • For more information about the private properties for cluster network, see Q307962, "Multicast Support Enabled for the Cluster Heartbeat," in the Microsoft Knowledge Base.

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