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Add-ClusterGroup

Updated: August 15, 2012

Applies To: Windows Server 2012

Add-ClusterGroup

Adds an empty resource group to the failover cluster configuration, in preparation for adding clustered resources to the group.

Syntax

Parameter Set: InputObject
Add-ClusterGroup [-Name] <StringCollection> [-Cluster <String> ] [-InputObject <PSObject> ] [ <CommonParameters>]




Detailed Description

The Add-ClusterGroup cmdlet adds an empty resource group to the failover cluster configuration, in preparation for adding clustered resources to the group. A resource group, or a clustered role, is the unit of failover. During failover, all resources in the resource group move together.

Parameters

-Cluster<String>

Specifies the name of the cluster on which to run this cmdlet. If the input for this parameter is . or it is omitted, then the cmdlet runs on the local cluster.


Aliases

none

Required?

false

Position?

named

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

false

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-InputObject<PSObject>

Specifies the cluster on which to create the resource group.


Aliases

none

Required?

false

Position?

named

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

true (ByValue)

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-Name<StringCollection>

Specifies the name of the resource group to add.


Aliases

none

Required?

true

Position?

1

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

false

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

<CommonParameters>

This cmdlet supports the common parameters: -Verbose, -Debug, -ErrorAction, -ErrorVariable, -OutBuffer, and -OutVariable. For more information, see    about_CommonParameters.

Inputs

The input type is the type of the objects that you can pipe to the cmdlet.

  • Microsoft.FailoverClusters.PowerShell.Cluster

Outputs

The output type is the type of the objects that the cmdlet emits.

  • Microsoft.FailoverClusters.PowerShell.ClusterGroup

Examples

EXAMPLE 1

This example adds an empty resource group called Group1 to the failover cluster.


PS C:\> Add-ClusterGroup –Name Group1
Name                       OwnerNode                                      State 
----                       ---------                                      ----- 
Group1                     node1                                         Online 

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