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InitialHostState

Last Updated: 12/12/2016

InitialHostState specifies the initial host state for the cluster.

Note
To enable this Network Load Balancing setting, the NetworkLoadBalancingFullServer package must be enabled in the Windows image you are installing. To do this, use Windows System Image Manager to add the Microsoft-Windows-Foundation-Package to your answer file, and then configure the NetworkLoadBalancingFullServer package to enable it. For more information about adding and configuring packages, see the Windows Assessment and Deployment (Windows ADK) Technical Reference.

Values

Stopped

Specifies that the initial state of the host operating system for the cluster is stopped.

Suspended

Specifies that the initial state of the host is suspended when the operating system is started.

Started

Specifies that the host will immediately join the cluster when the operating system is started.

This string type does not support empty elements. Do not create an empty value for this setting.

Valid Passes

specialize

Parent Hierarchy

microsoft-windows-networkloadbalancing-core- | Clusters | Cluster | InitialHostState

Applies To

For a list of the supported Windows editions and architectures that this component supports, see microsoft-windows-networkloadbalancing-core-.

XML Example

The following sample XML output shows how to specify that the host will immediately join the cluster when the operating system is started.

<InitialHostState>Started</InitialHostState>

Cluster

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