Planning checklist for Windows cluster - Security Center 5.9

Security Center Installation and Upgrade Guide for Windows Cluster 5.9

series
Security Center 5.9
revised_modified
2020-04-07

You will need to know the following information before starting your cluster installation.

Active Directory

Component Description Example Your system
Domain Name Windows domain accessible from data network ClusterDomain  
Security Center Domain Account Used for the Security Center services. Must be local admin on all cluster nodes. DOMAIN\SecurityCenterServices  

SQL Server

Component Description Example Your system
SQL Server IP Address IP Address of Microsoft SQL Server engine 172.16.1.20  
SQL Server Host Name Optional host name of SQL Server engine SQLHostName  
SQL Server instance Microsoft SQL Server instance name. SQLInstance  

Failover Cluster

Component Description Example Your system
Cluster Name Name of the cluster FailoverCluster  
Management IP Address Floating address for management only 172.16.0.100  
Security Center IP Address Floating IP address used by Security Center 172.16.0.200  
Security Center subnet Subnet mask for Data network 255.255.0.0  

Cluster Node 1

Component Description Example Your system
Host name Network name of the cluster node ClusterNode1  
IP Address 1 IP Address on data network 172.16.0.1  
Subnet 1 Subnet mask on data network 255.255.0.0  
DNS Server DNS server on the data network 172.16.1.10  
Default Gateway Network gateway on data network 172.16.1.1  
IP Address 2 (Optional) IP Address on cluster network.

(Not mandatory if only using two network cards)

192.168.1.1  
Subnet 2 (Optional) Subnet mask on cluster network.

(Not mandatory if only using two network cards)

255.255.255.0  

Cluster Node 2

Component Description Example Your system
Host name Network name of the cluster node ClusterNode2  
IP Address 1 IP Address on data network 172.16.0.2  
Subnet 1 Subnet mask on data network 255.255.0.0  
DNS Server DNS server on the data network 172.16.1.10  
Default Gateway Network gateway on data network 172.16.1.1  
IP Address 2 (Optional) IP Address on cluster network.

(Not mandatory if only using two network cards)

192.168.1.2  
Subnet 2 (Optional) Subnet mask on cluster network.

(Not mandatory if only using two network cards)

255.255.255.0