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Resolved! Volumes showing up as disks in VEA

Hi Everyone, I had recently configured a single node SFWHA cluster and am using internal disks for it. The system physcially has 5 disks (2 mirrored and 3 striped). The OS should only show to Physical disks accordingly. The first disk has 5 volumes w...

shahfar by Level 5
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Resolved! I see the new LUNs single path in the VEA

Hello everyone I have a little problem with the microsoft cluster (windows server 2008 sp2 x32)  with SFW 5.1 SP2. When they are assigned to the new LUN (emc VMax), I see the LUNs a single path in the VEA , but with the SUNSurfer, I see them properl...

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Resolved! Using cloned Windows images

Hi Everyone, How does everyone take using cloned windows images as secondary cluster (using SFWHA) nodes of the primary (clone source)? Using maybe something from Acronis? I believe it is not recommended but just wanted to know if annyone has tried i...

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Resolved! Upgrading SFWHA v5.1GA to SFWHA v5.1 SP1

Currently I have a 6 node cluster (5 active, 1 passive) running SQL 2003. I would like to perform a rolling upgrade of all the nodes clusters from SFWHA v5.1 GA to SFWHA v5.1 SP1 without taking any downtime on any of the active cluster nodes. My ques...

Resolved! Dynamic Mirrored Quorum Disk

Hi Everyone - another question about Dynamic Mirrored Quorum Disks on SFW & campus clusters: I understand the procedure for setting up MS Failover Cluster on SFW is to first establish the Microsoft Failover cluster, then install SFW. After installing...

Resolved! Upgrade SFHA 5.1 SP1 to 5.1 SP2

Hello everyone I have a  cluster with 2-node. I just upgraded to a node (SFHA Upgrade 5.1 SP1 to 5.1 SP2), the installation was successful and I've installed all the patches of both the OS and the SFHA. After installation I rebooted the...

giacomopane by Level 4
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Resolved! remove a schedule

Hi all, I was playing around with the flashsnap option (on windows SFHA for Windows 5.1 SP1) and created 3 schedules. Now I want to delete these but can't seem to do that. When I right click and delete the schedule it says "OK" but it stills shows in...

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SFW 5.1 on Windows2008 display wrong disk name

Hi,   I installed SFW 5.1 SP2 on Win2008 R2 x64 with the VVR option. The problem I have is that windows explorer show all the disk label name as "Local Disk" whereas in VEA it display them as the internal name of the disk, which is what I want. I hav...

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Resolved! SQL Disaster Recovery configuration wizard fails

Hi Everyone, I am facing an issue when running the DR config wizard for SQL (SFWHA 5.1 SP2) on a current node of a cluster. I get the error: 'Exception occured while discovering sql. Failed to discover 'Microsoft SQL Server' on Node 'S****4'.' The SQ...

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Resolved! How do I migrate from MSCS to SFWHA?

Hi, I'm in the middle of a proposal and the customer ask us to describe the way (step by step) to migrate their MSCS (2003) to SFWHA (VCS)? do you know if Symantec has a procedure? Any recommendation? The customer requires minimal impact and smooth p...