Failover Clustering in Windows Server 2008 R2 using PowerShell

In Windows Server 2008 R2 (“R2”) we are introducing PowerShell as the new scripting language for clustering technologies.  PowerShell with Failover Clustering will replace Cluster.exe and the Windows Server 2008 R2 release will be the deprecation release for Cluster.exe.  This means it will still available for use so it doesn’t break legacy scripts, but no […]

In Windows Server 2008 R2 (“R2”) we are introducing PowerShell as the new scripting language for clustering technologies.  PowerShell with Failover Clustering will replace Cluster.exe and the Windows Server 2008 R2 release will be the deprecation release for Cluster.exe.  This means it will still available for use so it doesn’t break legacy scripts, but no improvements have been made and Cluster.exe will be completely removed in the next release of Windows Server.  This allows ample time for you to learn (and love) PowerShell.

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