27.0 Moving an Existing GroupWise 2012 System into a Windows Cluster

If you are adding the high availability benefits of a Windows cluster to a GroupWise 2012 system that is already up and running, the first step is to set up the cluster and review Section 20.0, Introduction to GroupWise 2012 and Clustering on Windows to help you apply clustering principles and practices to your GroupWise system.

You do not need to transfer your entire GroupWise system into the cluster all at once. You can transfer individual post offices where the needs for high availability are greatest. You can transfer a domain and all of its post offices at the same time. You might decide that you don’t need to have all of your GroupWise system running in the cluster.

This section provides a checklist to help you get started with moving your GroupWise system into a Microsoft cluster: