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Registry replication in Microsoft Cluster Server
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Microsoft Cluster Server (MSCS) provides the ability to replicate designated registry keys as associated with a Generic Service or Generic Application resource types.
MSCS provides the ability for Generic Service and Generic Application resource types to specify registry keys below HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE that should be replicated to all nodes in the cluster.
Some services or applications may update registry information while they are running by use of Win32 registry functions. MSCS provides registry checkpointing for noncluster aware applications that may use these functions. Registry checkpointing for these resources occurs under the following conditions:
Cluster aware applications should make use of cluster registry functions as provided in the cluster API set when working with registry keys under HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Cluster. Consult the MSCS Software Development Kit (SDK) for more information on this topic.
Article ID: 174070 - Last Review: October 26, 2007 - Revision: 3.4