Add Nodes by Importing a Node XML File


Applies To: Microsoft HPC Pack 2008 R2, Microsoft HPC Pack 2012, Microsoft HPC Pack 2012 R2

You can add nodes to your HPC cluster by importing a node XML file.


To complete this procedure, you must have a valid node XML file that was provided to you by your vendor of cluster solutions, or that you have previously created from a preconfigured cluster. For more information, see the Creating a Node XML File Step-by-Step Guide.

To add nodes by importing a node XML file

  1. In Node Management, in the Actions pane, click Add Node. The Add Node Wizard appears.

  2. On the Select Deployment Method page, click Import nodes from a node XML file, and then click Next.

  3. On the Select Node XML File page, type or browse to the location of the node XML file, and then click Import.

  4. On the Completing the Add Node Wizard page, click Finish.

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