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In this post, we're gonna explain How to get the Windows Server Failover Clustering IP?

Get Windows Server Fail Over Cluster IP

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What's the Cluster?

A cluster is a group of independent computer systems, referred to as nodes, working together as a unified computing resource. 

A cluster provides a single name for clients to use and a single administrative interface, and it guarantees that data is consistent across nodes.

What's the Windows Server Failover Clustering?

A Windows Server Failover Clustering (WSFC) cluster is a group of independent servers that work together to increase the availability of applications and services.

  • It "provides infrastructure features that support the high-availability and disaster recovery scenarios of hosted server applications such as Microsoft SQL Server and Microsoft Exchange.
  • If a cluster node or service fails, the services that were hosted on that node can be automatically or manually transferred to another available node in a process known as failover.."

What's the Failover cluster instance?

An instance of a Windows service that manages an IP address resource, a network name resource, and additional resources that are required to run one or more applications or services.

Get the Windows Server Failover Clustering IP


  • Open Server Manager.
  • Go to Tools > Failover Cluster Manager.
  • From the left side, Click on the main node that is the cluster name.
  • Scroll down to the "Cluster Core Resources" Section.
  • Below Server Name, Expand the Name node to show the Windows Server Failover Clustering IP.

Get Windows Cluster IP 


In this article, we have briefly explained 

  • What's the Failover cluster instance?
  • What's the Cluster?
  • What's the Windows Server Failover Clustering?
  • How to get the Windows Server Failover Clustering IP?

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