Thursday, September 13, 2012

Building a LAB on Windows Server 2012 - Part 8

Introduction
For now you should have a better understanding on how all the element connect together. On this articles, you will learn on how to configure the cluster disk and also some cleanup on the network configuration.

Configuration
If you do follow the lab configuration as per my previous blog. You should be seeing the same screen as mine. But if you did not see this, suggest you to recheck again or sent me an email for correction

To start with , you need to open the cluster manager and you will see 3 cluster disk as shown below. The first cluster disk have been added as witness disk. Now you will need to add the balance of the disk.
Notice the smaller disk have become the witness disk on the cluster configuration

To do that, first you right click the cluster disk and select the "add cluster shared volumes".
Select the balance of the disk and add to the cluster in windows server 2012

This is what would be the result after you have the disk the cluster shared volume as per highlighted.
Windows Server 2012 clustering labelling

The next thing we want to do is we need to label the network. To do that just double click on the network and set accordingly as per below.
Renaming windows server 2012 network adapater


Configuration for vlan2, make sure the allow clients to connect through  this network is not check.
making sure and allow clients to connect through this network interface is on windows server 2012

For vlan1, make sure you have the configuration as per below.




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