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WJHamel
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Posted - 04/23/2013 :  10:43:00  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
So, my new gig has 900+ physical server machines on site and a large number of virtual machines as well. Alot of Windows clustering going on within that.

No one person seems to have sufficient information about these clusters to provide feedback as to which machines are owners and which are nodes within any given cluster.

Is there any way within SQL or even within Windows to create a diagram which shows the cluster arrangement? I'm thinking something which looks like a MS Visio flowchart. I know you can log into any machine and open the Cluster Administrator to view resources and such, but this doesn't provide any means of exporting that data in any way.

Michael Valentine Jones
Yak DBA Kernel (pronounced Colonel)

USA
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Posted - 04/23/2013 :  11:10:51  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
This SQL query will show if a server is a cluster, the name of the current host, and the name of the cluster.

select
	IsClustered	= serverproperty('IsClustered'),
	HostName	= serverproperty('ComputerNamePhysicalNetBIOS'),
	ServerName	= serverproperty('MachineName')


To look through such a large installation, you would probably need a Powershell script. I can't help you with that, but Google is your friend.




CODO ERGO SUM
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WJHamel
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Posted - 04/23/2013 :  12:04:32  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
ugh. again wit da POWERSHELL!!!!


thanks. ;)
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robvolk
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Posted - 04/23/2013 :  12:53:08  Show Profile  Visit robvolk's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Don't knock it, it gets a lot done:

http://www.kendalvandyke.com/2013/04/discover-diagnose-and-document-all-your.html
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