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HowTo monitor the NIC used by a Virtual Machine in a Hyper-V cluster

 
Let’s say you are using Hyper-V Cluster and you have the VM clustered. What happens is that your machine does not failover when the NIC used for that machine has a problem. E.g. Network cable unplugged. Have you noticed that? Have you tested your cluster for this yet? 

The best approach is to use NIC Teaming. But in case your solution(Hyper-V Host Clusters) does not support  don’t support NIC Teaming, then one approach to workaround this, is to add a cluster resource script to the Cluster Group.

Interested? Clique the link below to get the script, with short instructions.

http://blogs.msdn.com/b/robertvi/archive/2008/12/05/howto-monitor-the-nic-used-by-a-virtual-machine-in-a-hyper-v-cluster.aspx

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