SQL Server Cluster Node Configuration Checklist

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This informational sheet should be filled out completely prior to starting the installation/configuration of a new cluster or standalone instance. 

{Node1 Name} Node Configuration

          Copy and paste this entire page/section and complete for each node in the cluster.

Parameter Value
Node Number  
# of ProcessorsMake, model, steppingMuti-Core, HT, etc.  
Server Name  
Owner of Groups  
Public IP Address(es)  
Public IP Subnet(s)  
Public IP(s) Network Name:  Client access only (public network) All communications (private and public networks)
Speed of Public NIC(s)  
Public Teaming Info  
Public Gateway  
Public DNS Servers  
Public DNS Suffixes  
Public WINS Servers  
Private IP Address(es)  
Private IP Subnet(s)  
Private IP(s) Network Name:Internal cluster communications only (private network)
Speed of Private NIC(s)  
Private Teaming Info  
Private Gateway  
Private DNS Servers  
Private DNS Suffixes  
Private WINS Servers  
Private Connetion Type          Crossover cable?          Switch?  

Last Updated: 2008-06-28

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