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Start-Cluster

Start-Cluster

Start the Cluster service on all nodes of the cluster on which it is not yet started.

Syntax

Start-Cluster [[-Name] <string>] [-Wait <int>] [<CommonParameters>]
  • Name

  • Wait

Detailed Description

A node can function as part of the cluster only when the Cluster service is running on that node.

Parameters

Name

Specifies the name of the cluster to start.

Default Value:

Data Type: string

Attributes

Name Value PSMAML Attribute

Required?

false

required

Variable Length?

false

variableLength

Accept wildcard characters?

false

globbing

Accept Pipeline Input?

false

pipelineInput

Position?

1

position

Value Attributes

Name Value PSMAML Attribute

Required?

true

required

Variable Length?

false

variableLength

Wait

Specifies the time in seconds to wait for the operation. If this parameter is not specified the cmdlet will not return until quorum is achieved. If "-Wait 0" is specified the cmdlet will attempt to start the Cluster service on all nodes and then return right away.

Default Value:

Data Type: int

Attributes

Name Value PSMAML Attribute

Required?

false

required

Variable Length?

false

variableLength

Accept wildcard characters?

false

globbing

Accept Pipeline Input?

false

pipelineInput

Position?

named

position

Value Attributes

Name Value PSMAML Attribute

Required?

true

required

Variable Length?

false

variableLength

Input Type

Return Type

Microsoft.FailoverClusters.PowerShell.Cluster

Examples

-------------------------- EXAMPLE 1 --------------------------

Command Prompt: C:\PS>
 
Start-Cluster 
 
Name 
---- 
mycluster

Description

-----------

This command starts all cluster nodes on the local cluster.

 

-------------------------- EXAMPLE 2 --------------------------

Command Prompt: C:\PS>
 
Start-Cluster node2 
 
Name 
---- 
mycluster

Description

-----------

This command starts all cluster nodes on the cluster which node node2 is part of. A node name is required if all cluster nodes are stopped. If the cluster is already up, then the cluster name (assuming the cluster name resource is online) can be used instead of the node name.

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