Failover Cluster Network Design with Hyper-V–How many NICs are required?

Failover Clustering reliability and stability is also “strongly” dependent on the underlying networking design and *drivers* but that’s a another story…. Let’s focus here in the design part. Since there is no more the hard requirement like in Windows 2003 based clusters (MSCS) for an “HB” (heartbeat) network there is some “unsureness” around the network…

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