Monthly Archive: March 2012


How to Create a Cluster in a Restrictive Active Directory Environment

In Windows Server 2012 there have been several enhancements to how Windows Server Failover Clusters integrate with the Active Directory.  In this post we going to discuss some of the changes to help enable creating Failover Clusters in restrictive Active Directory environments where permissions to create computer objects is delegated to specific organizational units (OU). In Windows Server 2008 R2, Failover Clustering created computer objects in the Active Directory under the default Computers...