How to validate Cluster configuration on window 2008 server

It’s good to perform cluster validation tests on window server 2008 environment whether using existing cluster setup or new one. Cluster validation wizards will help to validate your cluster environment. It used to perform all cluster configuration, system configuration, network and storage related tests to validate your cluster. Using cluster validation wizard, you can troubleshooting network related stuff in case of any failure.

Validate Cluster using Validation wizards

To launch validation wizards, connect to failover cluster manager, it comes with cluster manager. The tool gets installed whenever you install failover cluster using server manger.

Click on Validate this cluster.

failover cluster manager


Click on Next to proceed

Before you begin instruction



Here select the test that you to perform on cluster or Run all test that recommended. Click on Next.

validation test for cluster server



Confirmation window to list all tests, click on next to start validation.


confirmation screen for all tests of cluster configuration


Validation started as shown in below screen.

Running all validation test on cluster server



After completion of all test results will be displayed in report, Click on View report to see Output.

Failover cluster validation report

It will display failover cluster validation report and click on finish to close.

Failover cluster validation report in html format


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