Cluster service fails to start on Windows Server 2008 SP2, cluster.log contains “Too many failures while attempting to start RHS process.”

It’s been a while since my last post – not due to the dearth of interesting issues to blog about, rather, there have been TOO many issues, interesting and otherwise. Too many issues == too much work! Nonetheless, this particular issue was interesting enough to make me take some time out, despite my busy schedule,…

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Playing around with the RootMSCluster WMI Namespace and WMI Notifications

MSCS and Failover Clustering in Windows Server 2003 and Windows Server 2008/R2 respectively maintain their own WMI namespace called, unsurprisingly “MSCluster”. This namespace contains classes – for nodes, networks, resources and so on – which in turn have instances. These instances store information about the object they represent and the current state of these objects….

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