You cannot add or delete a cluster resource by using PowerShell commands in a Windows Server 2012 R2-based cluster

Applies to: Windows Server 2012 R2 DatacenterWindows Server 2012 R2 EssentialsWindows Server 2012 R2 Foundation

Symptoms


Assume that you cannot configure the disjoint IP address by using network cmdlets after the interface disconnects. In this situation, you encounter the following issues:

  • A race condition occurs on a Windows Server 2012 R2-based cluster.
  • The cluster resource encounters an unrecoverable state.
  • You cannot add the resource by using the enable-hcsnetinterface data1 PowerShell commands.
  • You cannot delete the resource by using the disable-hcsnetinterface data1 PowerShell commands.



Resolution


To resolve this issue, install update rollup 2955164. For more information about how to obtain this update rollup package, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

2955164  Windows RT 8.1, Windows 8.1, and Windows Server 2012 R2 update rollup: May 2014

Status


Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.

More Information


For more information about software update terminology, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
824684 Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates