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MOAC 70-412: Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 R2 ServicesSTORLAB 2CONFIGURING FAILOVER CLUSTERINGTHIS LAB CONTAINS THE FOLLOWING EXERCISES AND ACTIVITIES:Exercise 2.1Configuring the iSCSI ClientExercise 2.2Installing Failover Clustering Exercise 2.3Creating a Failover ClusterExercise 2.4Configuring the QuorumExercise 2.5Configuring a Clustered Storage SpaceExercise 2.6Implementing Cluster Aware UpdatingLab ChallengeUpgrading a Failover ClusterBEFORE YOU BEGINThe lab environment consists of student workstations connected to a local area network, along with a server that functions as the domain controller for a domain called contoso.com. The computers required for this lab are listed in Table 2-1.
MOAC 70-412: Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 R2 ServicesTable 2-1Computers required for Lab 2ComputerOperating SystemComputer NameServer (VM 1)Windows Server 2012 R2RWDC01Server (VM 2)Windows Server 2012 R2Server01Server (VM 3)Windows Server 2012 R2Server02Server (VM 4)Windows Server 2012 R2Storage01In addition to the computers, you will also require the software listed in Table 2-2 to complete Lab 2. Table 2-2Software required for Lab 2SoftwareLocationLab 2 student worksheetLab02_worksheet.docx (provided by instructor)Working with Lab WorksheetsEach lab in this manual requires that you answer questions, shoot screen shots, and perform other activities that you will document in a worksheet named for the lab, suchas Lab02_worksheet.docx. You will find these worksheets on the book companion site. It is recommended that you use a USB flash drive to store your worksheets, so you can submit them to your instructor for review. As you perform the exercises in each lab, open the appropriate worksheet file, fill in the required information, and savethe file to your flash drive. After completing this lab, you will be able to:Install and configure a failover clusterConfigure quorumImplement Cluster Aware UpdatingUpgrade a clusterEstimated lab time: 145 minutesExercise 2.1Configuring the iSCSI ClientOverviewFor a failover cluster to function, you need to have a shared drive. Storage01 is an iSCSI target, which has iSCSI drives that can be used by Server01 and Server02. In this exercise, you willconnect to the iSCSI drives using the built-in iSCSI client
MOAC 70-412: Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 R2 Servicessoftware that comes with Windows Server 2012 R2.MindsetFailover cluster nodes need to connect to a SAN in order to provide central storage that can be accessed by all nodes within the cluster.Completion time25 minutes1.Log in to Server01 as contoso\administratorwith the password of Pa$$w0rd. Server Manager opens.2.In Server Manager, click Tools> iSCSI Initiator.3.When a message indicates that the Microsoft iSCSI service is not running, click Yes to start it.