The CLUSCTL_NODE_SET_COMMON_PROPERTIES node control code stores the common properties (section of the designated node as part of the node's non-volatile cluster state.

The common properties of a node are the part of the node's non-volatile configuration data that is maintained in the cluster state and whose schema is defined by the server.

The client MUST provide one or more common property names and their associated values (section in the buffer that is designated by lpInBuffer.

The server SHOULD fail this method if validation of the property names and values (section fails.

After successful completion of the method, the server SHOULD NOT write any data to the buffer that is designated by lpOutBuffer.

The server MUST accept a CLUSCTL_NODE_SET_COMMON_PROPERTIES node control code request if its protocol server state is in the read/write state, as specified in section 3.1.1.