Preferred Owner in Failover Cluster. Part 2

Preffered Owner Part 1 covers some theory and GUI configuration. Part 2 will focus on setting Preferred Owners with Powershell. Part 3 will explain logic behind Possible Owners in PowerShell function. Part 4 will cover the last step - setting anti-affinity groups. Part 5 will describe reporting of current configuration in the cluster. In first … Continue reading Preferred Owner in Failover Cluster. Part 2

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Preferred Owner, Possible Owner and Anti-Affinity Groups in Failover Cluster. Part 1

Oh my! This is going to be a 5-part blog series. Part 1 (this part) will cover some theory and GUI configuration. Part 2 will focus on setting Preferred Owners with PowerShell. Part 3 will explain logic behind Possible Owners in PowerShell function. Part 4 will cover the last step - setting anti-affinity groups. Part … Continue reading Preferred Owner, Possible Owner and Anti-Affinity Groups in Failover Cluster. Part 1

Hyper-V Cluster – Get Nodes Memory Usage

Why Similar as before (here) having information about your cluster nodes memory usage can be helpful. Especially when creating a bunch of new VMs. How I can get the information from Failover Cluster Manager (one node at a time): I can get it using Windows Admin Center or I can get it through PowerShell The … Continue reading Hyper-V Cluster – Get Nodes Memory Usage

Full CI/CD PowerShell Module with Plaster

Old Friends Long time ago I've created a little helper function to ease the creation of PowerShell modules (link). Since then I've learnt a lot of new stuff, but most importantly I've met Plaster (repo). I've decided to revisit the idea of scaffolding a PowerShell module with Plaster. New Friends I'm using this template for … Continue reading Full CI/CD PowerShell Module with Plaster

Hyper-V Cluster – Get CSV Usage

Why My daily tasks include maintaining a few Hyper-V Clusters (and other Failover Clusters). All of them are using CSV (Cluster Shared Volumes) - whether it's 2012R2 cluster with SAN or 2016 with S2D. While in the middle of something (moving VMs, load balancing resources, creating new ones) I need the information of current utilization … Continue reading Hyper-V Cluster – Get CSV Usage