AppFabric 1.1 Caching: A cache cluster should have more than one cache host

This topic is intended to address a specific issue identified by a Best Practices Analyzer scan. You should apply the information in this topic only to computers that have had the AppFabric 1.1 Caching Best Practices Analyzer run against them and are experiencing the issue addressed by this topic. For more information about best practices and scans, see Best Practices Analyzer.

 

Operating System

Windows Server 2008 R2

Product/Feature

Microsoft AppFabric 1.1 for Windows Server Caching

Severity

Error

Category

Configuration

Issue

Only one cache host is present in this cache cluster.

Impact

Having a single cache host in the cluster results in poor resiliency and reliability and increases the risk of outages or data loss.

Resolution

Add additional cache hosts to the cache cluster.

Additional references

  2012-09-12
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