Antivirus Software May Cause Problems with Cluster Services
Microsoft Knowledge Base Article: 250355 - Antivirus software may cause problems with Cluster services, including issues with failing over resources such as physical disks.
Adding Dependency for Resource with Cluster.exe May Generate Error 5007
Microsoft Knowledge Base Article: 281796 - When you attempt to add a dependency for a resource by using the Cluster.exe command-line utility, you may receive the following error
message: System error 5007 has occurred (0x0000138f). The cluster resource could not be found.
A Removed Disk Can Have Its Corresponding Cluster Resource
Microsoft Knowledge Base Article: 306640 - After you remove and
replace a physical disk of the same geometry from a cluster
during run-time (hot swapping), the original physical disk
resource may still come online even though the disk signature of
the new drive is different. The same behavior occur ifs the disk
signature is changed or damaged while the cluster is in service.
Although the new disk resource and the new disk appear to be
online, they do not function properly, and Cluster Administrator
may not fail the resource.
AutoShareServer Setting Cannot Prevent Administrative Shares on
Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 328195 - If you try to disable
the administrative shares on a Windows 2000-based cluster by
changing the following registry values to 0 (zero), the default
administrative shares on cluster disks are not disabled:
Cannot Place Swap File on a Windows NT Cluster Shared Disk
Microsoft Knowledge Base Article: 226108 - The swap file for the members of a Microsoft Windows NT cluster cannot be created on a shared
Changing the IP Address of a Cluster Adapter May Result in Failover
Microsoft Knowledge Base Article: 241828 - Changing the IP address and subnet mask for a network adapter that is designated for internal use only may result in the inability of the nodes to communicate. This may manifest itself as an uncontrolled
Changing Server Status on a Server Cluster Node Affects Security Permissions
Microsoft Knowledge Base Article: 247720 - If you change a member server to a Domain Controller or vice versa after you install the Cluster service, the service may not start and you receive error messages in the system event log.
Clustering Cannot Determine If a Shared Disk Is Working Properly
Microsoft Knowledge Base Article: 198513 - A drive that is having hardware problems that allow the drive to be seen but no files to be accessed may appear to be online in Cluster Administrator until a program attempts to gain access to the
Cluster Configure Application Wizard Does Not Recognize Existing IP Addresses
Microsoft Knowledge Base Article: 282006 - If there is a pre-existing IP address resource, but no Network Name resource in a group, when you run the
Configure Application Wizard, you receive the following
error message: An error occurred
attempting to set private properties on the <GroupName>
The Cluster IP Address is already in use. Error ID: 5057
Cluster Disks May Be Incorrectly Accessible from All Nodes
Microsoft Knowledge Base Article: 275704 - Although a cluster disk is online on one cluster node, other nodes may be able to access the disk at the same time. This may cause fatal disk corruption. The following error messages may be
generated: The file or directory X:\$Mft
is corrupt and unreadable. Please run the Chkdsk utility
Cluster Network Role Changes Automatically
Microsoft Knowledge Base Article: 254651 - If you lose network connectivity on both network adapters on a cluster network when the Media Sense feature is enabled, the network role in the server cluster for that network changes to..
"Cluster Network /Prop" Displays Addresses Ending with a Zero
Microsoft Knowledge Base Article: 229081 - When you view the network properties of a cluster server in Windows 2000 by using the "cluster net /prop" command or the "cluster network /properties" command, the last octet of the values with the associated name "address" display the
number zero instead of the actual last octet of the Internet
Protocol (IP) address or host ID.
Server DFS Root Resource Does Not Pass Status Check
Microsoft Knowledge Base Article: 232478 - When you are
reviewing a system event log on a node in a server cluster, the
following error messages may appear even though no resource
problems appear in Cluster Administrator: (updated 962000)
Cluster Service Does Not Start on "Joining" Node in Windows 2000 Cluster
Microsoft Knowledge Base Article: 272129 - The Cluster service starts on the first node on a Windows 2000-based cluster, but may not start on a joining node, or a node may not join an existing cluster on the initial installation. The following events may be logged in the system log
Cluster Service Generates Additional DNS Traffic
Microsoft Knowledge Base Article: 252764 - Network traces or examination of the cluster log may indicate additional DNS
Clusdisk Hides Disks Without Signatures
Microsoft Knowledge Base Article: 257503 - If clustering is used on Windows 2000 Advanced Server, disks without signatures may not be available.
Drive Letter Not Visible After Assignment Change or Moving Cluster Disk
Microsoft Knowledge Base Article: 232276 - You may experience one of the following symptoms: When you use the Disk Management snap-in to change a drive letter on your Windows 2000-based server from your remote
Terminal Server client computer, the drive letter change may not be immediately visible. - OR - When you view a Cluster Server from a remote Terminal Server client computer and a failover
occurs, you may not be able to access the drive letter or a question mark (?) may be displayed over the letter. - OR - When you attempt to create or remove partitions using the Disk
Management snap-in and one of the following occurs: The properties of the new partition report 0 bytes, or the label of the new partition as viewed in the drive properties is
During Cluster Failover Print Queue Monitoring May Stop
Microsoft Knowledge Base Article: 229733 - When a print queue window is open and actively monitoring the queue of a printer that is shared from a virtual server on a Microsoft server cluster, during node failover, the printer queue may generate the following error message:
Emergency Repair Disk Does Not Create Cluster Configuration Database
Microsoft Knowledge Base Article: 257892 - When you use an emergency repair disk that was created with Rdisk.exe, a backup copy of the cluster configuration database is not
Error Message on Logon to Cluster Server with SQL 7.0 Installed
Microsoft Knowledge Base Article: 248300 - After you run the SQL Server 7.0, Enterprise Edition, Failover Cluster Wizard and successfully cluster the SQL 7.0 virtual server on Windows 2000, users may occasionally receive the following error message when logging on to a cluster server
Error Message: "An Error Occurred Attempting to Set Properties" on Windows 2000 Cluster Administrator
Microsoft Knowledge Base Article: 237901 - When an administrator is running Windows 2000 Cluster Administrator or the command-line utility, Cluster.exe and then creates a file share resource without a connection to the specified path, the following error message is
displayed: Title: Cluster Administrator Standard Extension Description: An error occurred attempting to
set properties: The system cannot find the path specified. Error ID: 3 (00000003).
Event Log Replication Entries Fill Windows 2000 Cluster Log
Microsoft Knowledge Base Article: 320333 - When too much Event Log replication occurs, the Cluster log may fill up with informational entries that are similar to the following entries:
Hisecdc Causes Problems with Cluster Domain Controllers
Microsoft Knowledge Base Article: 295091 - After you run the Hisecdc template on one of your domain controllers that are also your clustered nodes, you cannot restart the cluster service on either
MAC Address Changes for Virtual Server During a Failover with Clustering
Microsoft Knowledge Base Article: 244331 - After a failover from one cluster node to another, users in a different subnet may be unable to connect to the virtual server.
MSCS/Cluster Does Not Form with Error Messages 170 and 5086
Microsoft Knowledge Base Article: 249194 - If the Cluster service is started simultaneously on both nodes, it may not start on one of the nodes and produce the following error
message: C:\>net start clussvc. The Cluster Service service is starting............... The
Cluster Service service could not be started
Microsoft Cluster Server May Not Share Folders Automatically
Microsoft Knowledge Base Article: 257389 - When you use User Manager for Domains to create domain users and you specify that the path for the user home folders be located on the file share resource of your Microsoft Cluster Server (MSCS) that is running Microsoft Windows NT
MSMQ 2.0 as a Server Cluster Resource Does Not Come Online
Microsoft Knowledge Base Article: 247585 - The Message Queuing (MSMQ) resource does not come online after being created in a Windows 2000 Server Cluster, and generates the following error message in the Application Event Log:
Network Adapter Not Available During Cluster Configuration with a Crossover Cable
Microsoft Knowledge Base Article: 242430 - When you are installing the Cluster service on the first node in a server cluster, Setup may not detect the network adapter that is connected with a crossover cable.
Network Load Balancing Cluster no Longer Responds to Simple Network Management Protocol Requests
Microsoft Knowledge Base Article: 280307 - Under the following conditions, when all hosts in an Network Load Balancing (NLB) cluster are stopped and then started again, the cluster no longer responds to Simple Network Management Protocol
No Global Groups Are Available Creating File-Share Resource Permissions in Cluster Administrator
Microsoft Knowledge Base Article: 278710 - When you create a new file-share resource in Cluster Administrator and assign access permissions, the following objects are
available: Users Domain local groups Universal groups However, no global groups are available, no matter which domain
NodeID Change in the Registry Cause Access Violation in Clussvc.exe
Microsoft Knowledge Base Article: 277700 - The following registry entry identifies the cluster node
If the NodeID is inadvertently changed to the other node number
(for example, from 1 to 2 or from 2 to 1) either during an
upgrade or manually, an access violation is generated when the
Cluster service is started
Problems with Cluster Administration Tool When You Have More Than 100 Disks
Microsoft Knowledge Base Article: 314753 - When you start the Cluster Administration utility (CluAdmin.exe) and more than 100 physical disk drives are attached to the cluster server, the Cluster Administration utility may stop responding (hang), and may then generate an access violation
Recovering from an Event ID 1034 on a Server Cluster
Microsoft Knowledge Base Article: 280425 - After you replace a failed hard disk, or change drives (different SCSI ID, or physical location in the rack) for the shared disk resource, the Microsoft Cluster service may not start. Also, the following error message may be generated in
the Event Log: Event ID: 1034 Source: ClusDisk Description: The disk associated with cluster disk
resource DriveLetter could not be found. The expected signature of the disk was DiskSignature
Services for Macintosh Not Supported in a Cluster Environment
Microsoft Knowledge Base Article: 243839 - Services for Macintosh (SFM) is not supported when it is installed on a shared cluster array. In Windows NT 4.0, this is because of architectural restraints imposed by AppleTalk. In Windows 2000, SFM is not supported because SFM
maintains state information in memory. Specifically, the Macintosh volume index is located in paged pool memory. Using
SFM in clustered mode is not supported and may result in data loss (updated 12/29/1999)
Some Cluster Server File Share Resources Are Not Available
Microsoft Knowledge Base Article: 269137 - When you create a file-share resource on a cluster server and try to share subfolders, some subfolders are not shared or the file-share resource may not come online. Additionally, clients cannot connect to some or all of the subfolders on the
System Error 52 When You Connect to an NLB Cluster Name
Microsoft Knowledge Base Article: 269156 - When you issue a net view \\clustername
command or use another NetBIOS connection on a Windows 2000-based Network Load Balancing (NLB) cluster by cluster name,
you may receive the following error message: System Error 52 - A duplicate name exists on the network.
The Cluster Internet Protocol Address May Not Come Online After the Quorum Disk Is Corrupted
Microsoft Knowledge Base Article: 278951 - If your quorum disk is corrupted and you have run the Chkdsk utility to correct these corruption problems, the cluster Internet Protocol (IP - address may not come online. The Cluster service starts, but the cluster is
Unable to Join or to Fail Over the Cluster if Nodes Have Different Subnets
Microsoft Knowledge Base Article: 279119 - When you attempt to add a node to a cluster, you may receive the following error
message: Warning: This system is not attached to all defined cluster networks. Then, a dialog
box is displayed to configure the network's name, a step which had already been completed on node A. When you try to fail over
an Internet Protocol (IP) address resource to an existing node, the IP address may not come online, an Event ID 1069 message is
displayed, and then your system returns to the original node. If you open Cluster Administrator, you may observe an additional
network connection listed under "Cluster Configuration / Networks".
Windows 2000 Cluster Service Does Not Publish Clustered Printers in Active Directory
Microsoft Knowledge Base Article: 300896 - The Cluster service supports the clustering of printer resources to provide highly-available printers to users. The Cluster service is not Active Directory aware and because of this, it does not use Kerberos authentication. If the Cluster
service is unable to do this, access is not allowed. When
clustered printers are published to Active Directory, they may
not be registered properly, and because of this, may not be
returned on a search (depending on the choices that are made
during the Dcpromo.exe process).
WINS Resource Does Not Come Online After Cluster Failover
Microsoft Knowledge Base Article: 259593 - After a node failover, the WINS resource being used with the Cluster service may not come online.
XADM: Content Indexing, Free/Busy Publishing Do Not Work on a Clustered Server
Microsoft Knowledge Base Article: 254360 - When you run Exchange 2000 in a cluster environment, content indexing, free-and-busy publishing, link-state propagation, and SMTP client/server authentication may not work because of authentication problems.