Cluster Objects

Cluster objects are the physical and logical units managed by failover clusters. Each object is associated with:

The following table summarizes the cluster objects.

Cluster objectDescription
Group A collection of resources that run together on a node and are failed over as a single unit.
Network A network across which a cluster node can communicate.
Network Interface A network adapter that is installed in a cluster node.
Node A computer system that is a member of a cluster.
Resource An entity that is hosted by a node, managed by the Cluster service, and can be started, stopped, and moved to another node.
Resource Type A category of resources, such as Physical Disks.