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Clustered WINS or DHCP Instance

Updated: November 25, 2009

Applies To: Windows Server 2008 R2

A clustered WINS server instance or DHCP server instance can be hosted by any node in the cluster at a given time, which can increase the availability of WINS or DHCP.


The following is a list of all aspects that are part of this managed entity:

Name Description

DHCP or WINS Resource Availability

For a clustered Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) server to function, the clustered DHCP resource must be online. Similarly, for a clustered Windows Internet Name Service (WINS) server to function, the clustered WINS resource must be online.

Related Management Information

Failover Clustering

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