Cluster Expansion—Converged Nodes
Before you begin
For Hyper-V clusters running on releases earlier than 3.5(2a), cluster expansion is supported for converged nodes only.
Converged nodes can be added after cluster creation.
This procedure includes Windows Operating System installation.
Prior to cluster expansion, ensure that the Windows ISO file is available.
Launch the Cisco HX Data Platform Installer.
In the login page, enter the following credentials:
Check the I accept the terms and conditions checkbox, and click Login.
On the Select a Workflow page, select Cluster Expansion.
On the Cluster page, complete the following fields and click Continue.
On the Credentials page, complete the following fields and click Continue.
On the Node Selection page, view all the associated and unassociated servers under the Associated and Unassociated tabs respectively.
Under the Unassociated tab, you can choose to add any nodes to the existing cluster.
Under the Associated tab, you can choose to unassociate servers from the existing cluster.
On the UCSM Configuration page, view or modify the auto-populated details for the VLAN configuration and MAC Pool information for the existing cluster. Then, click Continue.
On the Hypervisor Configuration page, complete the following fields:
On the Node Configuration page, click Add Converged Server to add the servers to your existing cluster.
Click Start to begin the expansion. The Progress page displays the progress of the configuration tasks
Perform the following post installation steps: