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Hyper-V clustering on 2008 R2 Server Core

So i thought id put in some notes on configuring a Hyper-V Cluster on 2008 R2 SP1 core.
in my scenario i an using 4 nics team for Hyper-V data, 1 nic for management , one for cluster traffic and one for live migration data.
I am also using 8GB FC
clusters consists of 5 nodes (removing the need for a quorum drive)
This is only connected to 1 VLAN , if you need mutiple VLANS, create them before creating your cluster as it will be easier.

one tool you will need in this setup is nvspbind.exe, this allows for the configuration of network services tied to the adapters.

first you will want to install all your cluster servers exactly the same with the same hardware etc.
Then install the OS (im using 2008 R2 Datacenter) and select the Core installation
once installed loginto the server , you will get a command prompt
install the SNMP feature
Dism /online /enable-feature /featurename:SNMP-S

Enable Remote Administration of Firewall (optional)
netsh advfirewall set currentprofile settings remotema…