How to Verify the Cluster Is Functional

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: 2015-03-09

This topic explains how to verify that a failover cluster is functional.

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

  • Membership in the local Administrator group

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

In addition to the procedure below, you can also use Cluster Administrator to verify that the cluster is functional.

 

To verify that the cluster is functional
  1. Open a command prompt on either node in the cluster.

  2. Run the following command:

    cluster group
    

    Reporting similar to the following should be displayed:

    Listing status for all available resource groups:

     

    Group Node Status

    Cluster Group

    <NAME>

    Online

  3. Run the following command:

    cluster node
    

    Reporting similar to the following should be displayed:

    Listing status for all available nodes:

     

    Node Node ID Status

    <NAME>

    2

    Up

    <NAME>

    1

    Up

 

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