All the networks have to be in the same subnets. I.e. all
private NICs have to be in the same subnet and all public
NICs must be in the same subnet.
Note: A cluster that spans multiple sites is known as a
geographically dispersed cluster. For these to be
supported by Microsoft, they must appear on the
geographically dispersed cluster HCL.
There is a whitepaper on MS.COM that describes the things
you should think about
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>we plan to set up a cluster and the two nodes are at
different locations and
Quote:>in different IP subnets. Both nodes have two NICs, one
for the local net and
>one for the cluster-"heartbeat".
>As far as I know the Heartbeat-NICs have to be in the
same IP subnet, or you
>can solve that at the Switch/Router with a V-LAN.
>But the network NICs can be in different IP subnets.
>Is that true and is there no problem with the failover
if they are in
>different ip subnets ?
>Thanks for your comments.