StartPort specifies the starting port of the port rule used by the cluster.


To enable this Network Load Balancing setting, the NetworkLoadBalancingFullServer package must be enabled in the Windows image you are installing. To do this, use Windows System Image Manager to add the Microsoft-Windows-Foundation-Package to your answer file, and then configure the NetworkLoadBalancingFullServer package to enable it. For more information about adding and configuring packages, see the OEM Preinstallation Kit User's Guide or the Windows Automated Installation Kit User's Guide.



Specifies the starting port of the port rule used for this port rule. This is an integer value.

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Parent Hierarchy

Microsoft-Windows-NetworkLoadBalancing-Core | Clusters | Cluster | Portrules | Portrule | StartPort

Applies To

For the list of the supported Windows editions and architectures that this component supports, see Microsoft-Windows-NetworkLoadBalancing-Core.

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