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.
Click on Next to proceed
Here select the test that you to perform on cluster or Run all test that recommended. Click on Next.
Confirmation window to list all tests, click on next to start validation.
Validation started as shown in below screen.
After completion of all test results will be displayed in report, Click on View report to see Output.
It will display failover cluster validation report and click on finish to close.