Cluster Management Applications
A cluster management application is a type of cluster-aware application designed to provide a user interface for monitoring or controlling at least one aspect of a failover cluster. This covers a wide range of functionality, from single-purpose monitoring tools that simply display status information about one or more cluster objects, to full-featured administration interfaces such as failover cluster cmdlets..
Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, and Windows 2000 Server: The Cluster.exe command is available as a full-featured administration interface.
Windows Server 2003 and Windows 2000 Server: The Cluster Administrator command is available as a full-featured administration interface.
To create a cluster management application:
- Choose the
Failover Cluster API as the basis for your application.
- Decide what aspects of the cluster you want to expose to users. For example, you might want to create a "read-only" interface that only allows users to monitor information about the cluster.
- Review the following tasks and determine what kinds of interactions your application needs to implement:
Build date: 11/28/2012