Windows 2008 Clustering & the Cluster Log

  Where is the cluster log in Windows 2008 ? This short answer is its no longer there. On our Windows 2008 cluster node if we navigate to %systemroot%\system32\LogFiles\Cluster your wont find the cluster.log file anymore. Why ? Its been replaced by a much more sophisticated event based tracing system. The Vista\Windows Server 2008 Event…

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Cluster node /forcecleanup & Error -2147352567

  This is a not so common issue I can across this week . The background is as follows. You decided to evict a node from your cluster. There is a communication failure between nodes and a warning appears that the cluster was unable to remove clustering components from the evicted node. You log onto…

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Windows 2003 Print Cluster Troubleshooting – When the spooler bites back

  The print spooler is a temperamental beast at the best of times.  Print servers end up with a whole myriad of drivers, print monitors and print processors.  The more queues and printers there are the greater the potential for problems. Clustering your print server makes sense but it does add another layer of complexity…

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