Troubleshooting Cluster Operations


Updated: September 14, 2011

Applies To: Windows HPC Server 2008 R2, Windows HPC Server 2008

This section contains information that can help you troubleshoot and resolve common issues with the operations of your Windows HPC Server 2008 R2 or Windows HPC Server 2008 cluster.

To troubleshoot issues with your compute jobs, see Troubleshooting Jobs and Tasks.

This section includes the following topics:

Node Health is Flagged as UnreachableThis topic provides guidelines for how to identify and resolve issues that can cause a node to be unreachable.
HPC PowerShell Node Management cmdlets Fail from a Remote ClientThis topic provides steps to resolve the Unable to find assembly error that may occur when running HPC PowerShell node management cmdlets from a remote client.
All Nodes in Heat Map View Appear GreyThis topic provides steps to restore Heat Map functionality if the Heat Map is not displaying counter data for the cluster.
Remote Desktop Tool FailsThis topic provides information about compatible Remote Desktop Connection software that can be installed if you are running HPC Cluster Manager on certain Windows operating systems.
Node Does Not Reach the Preferred Domain ControllerThis topic provides guidance for restoring the connectivity between your Windows HPC cluster and the Active Directory domain controller.
HPC Cluster Manager Performs Slowly on a Remote ClientThis topic provides guidance for running HPC Cluster Manager when you connect to a large HPC cluster over a slow network connection.
Hosts File Changes May Be Detected SlowlyThis topic provides a recommended workaround to ensure that changes to the hosts file on the head node are discovered.

Windows HPC Server 2008 R2: Troubleshooting [hpc08]