Archive for March 2013

Failed to configure Node and Disk Majority quorum with ‘[Disk Group Name]’.

I was changing the drive used as a disk quorum today and received the following error at the end of the wizard in Failover Cluster Manager; Failed to configure Node and Disk Majority quorum with ‘[Disk Group Name]’. I then noticed the drive I was trying to add was in the “SQL Server (MSSQLSERVER)” group […]

Powershell to get Windows Startup & Shutdown times

Here’s a quick Powershell snippet to get the startup and shutdown times for a windows system after a specific point. Get-EventLog -LogName System -ComputerName myHost -After 12/03/2013 -Source “Microsoft-Windows-Kernel-General” | Where-Object { $_.EventId -eq 12 -or $_.EventId -eq 13; } | Select-Object EventId, TimeGenerated, UserName, Source | Sort-Object TimeGenerated | Format-Table -Autosize; Id 12 indicates […]