How to Verify that a Failover Cluster Is Operational

Exchange 2007

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Applies to: Exchange Server 2007, Exchange Server 2007 SP1, Exchange Server 2007 SP2, Exchange Server 2007 SP3

Topic Last Modified: 2006-12-19

This topic explains how to use the Cluster.exe command-line application to verify that the cluster is functional.

To perform this procedure, the account you use must be delegated the following:

  • Membership in the local Administrators group

For more information about permissions, delegating roles, and the rights that are required to administer Microsoft Exchange Server 2007, see Permission Considerations.

  1. Run the following command:

    cluster group
    
    noteNote:
    After the preceding command is executed, status reporting similar to the following will be displayed:

    Listing status for all available resource groups:

    Group                  Node            Status

    -------------------- --------------- ------

    Cluster Group     <Name>         Online

  2. Run the following command:

    cluster node
    
    noteNote:
    After the preceding command is executed, status reporting similar to the following will be displayed:

    Listing status for all available nodes:

    Node                  Node ID        Status

    -------------------- --------------- ------

    <Name>                  2              Up

    <Name>                  1              Up

 

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