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Stop-Cluster

Last Updated: 3/28/2017

SYNOPSIS

Stops the Cluster service on all nodes in a failover cluster, which will stop all services and applications configured in the cluster.

SYNTAX

Cluster name (Default)

Stop-Cluster [[-Cluster] <String>] [-Force] [-Wait <Int32>] [-WhatIf] [-Confirm] [<CommonParameters>]

InputObject

Stop-Cluster [-Force] [-Wait <Int32>] [-InputObject <PSObject>] [-WhatIf] [-Confirm] [<CommonParameters>]

DESCRIPTION

The Stop-Cluster cmdlet stops the Cluster service on all nodes in a failover cluster, which will stop all services and applications configured in the cluster. A node can only function as part of the cluster when the Cluster service is running on that node.

EXAMPLES

Example 1: Stop Cluster service on all nodes of the local cluster

PS C:\> Stop-Cluster

This example stops the Cluster service on all nodes in the local cluster, which will stop all services and applications configured in the cluster.

Example 2: Stop Cluster service on all nodes of a cluster

PS C:\> Stop-Cluster -Name cluster1

This example stops the Cluster service on all nodes in the cluster named cluster1, which will stop all services and applications configured in the cluster.

PARAMETERS

-Cluster

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.

Type: String
Parameter Sets: Cluster name
Aliases: Name

Required: False
Position: 0
Default value: None
Accept pipeline input: False
Accept wildcard characters: False

-Confirm

Prompts you for confirmation before running the cmdlet.

Type: SwitchParameter
Parameter Sets: (All)
Aliases: cf

Required: False
Position: Named
Default value: None
Accept pipeline input: False
Accept wildcard characters: False

-Force

Forces the command to run without asking for user confirmation.

Type: SwitchParameter
Parameter Sets: (All)
Aliases: 

Required: False
Position: Named
Default value: None
Accept pipeline input: False
Accept wildcard characters: False

-InputObject

Specifies the cluster to stop.

Type: PSObject
Parameter Sets: InputObject
Aliases: 

Required: False
Position: Named
Default value: None
Accept pipeline input: True (ByValue)
Accept wildcard characters: False

-Wait

{{Fill Wait Description}}

Type: Int32
Parameter Sets: (All)
Aliases: 

Required: False
Position: Named
Default value: None
Accept pipeline input: False
Accept wildcard characters: False

-WhatIf

Shows what would happen if the cmdlet runs. The cmdlet is not run.

Type: SwitchParameter
Parameter Sets: (All)
Aliases: wi

Required: False
Position: Named
Default value: None
Accept pipeline input: False
Accept wildcard characters: False

CommonParameters

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

INPUTS

Microsoft.FailoverClusters.PowerShell.Cluster

OUTPUTS

None

NOTES

Get-Cluster

New-Cluster

Remove-Cluster

Start-Cluster

Test-Cluster

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