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Windows Failover Cmdlets and Scripts

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Microsoft provides PowerShell commands for all roles and features including Windows Failover. Windows Failover can be managed using Failover Cluster Manager as well as PowerShell cmdlets that ship with the Windows Failover Cluster feature. Managing repeated Failover Cluster tasks make life easier for administrators. For example, in case you need to check the status of cluster resources to ensure that resources are up and running and working as expected, you can develop a tiny PowerShell script that helps you check the status of critical Failover Cluster resources. Similarly, you might want to use PowerShell to perform daily maintenance tasks associated with Windows Failover Cluster. In this article, we will provide an overview of how to install Failover Cluster modules and a few PowerShell commands to interact with the failover cluster and its resources…

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