36.1 Setting Up Your Microsoft Cluster

As you set up your Microsoft cluster, record key information about the cluster on the System Clustering Worksheet:


Under Item 1: Cluster Name, record the name of your Microsoft cluster.

Under Item 2: Nodes in Cluster, list the servers that you have added to the cluster.

The number of nodes in the cluster strongly influences where you place GroupWise domains and post offices. You have several alternatives:

If you do not have the system resources to run all of your GroupWise system in the cluster, you must decide which parts have the most urgent need for the high availability provided by clustering. Here are some suggestions:

There is no right or wrong way to implement GroupWise in a cluster. It all depends on the specific needs of your particular GroupWise system and its users.