We are in the process of troubleshooting a problematic shutdown of a Hyper-V Server 2008 R2 SP1 cluster node.
For now, we have discovered how to kill the cluster service via command line from another node to at least get the node to boot:
- taskkill /S HyperV-Node01 /IM clussvc.exe
Prior to doing that we ran the following command on the good node:
- cluster.exe log /g
The log that is created can be found in C:\Windows\Cluster\Reports and is named Cluster.log.
So far, nothing in the logs made any clear indication as far as the cause.
However, after using the Taskkill command which allowed the server to shut down and reboot we initiated another restart on the node after logging in.
This time the cluster service shut down cleanly with the node doing a normal reboot cycle.
We then moved all of the VMs, CSVs, and Cluster ownership over to that node and ran a shutdown cycle on the other.
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