How do I run Windows Failover Cluster Tests from Command Line?

Test-Cluster PowerShell cmdlet supports running all cluster validation tests from the command line. You can also use Test-Cluster cmdlet to run specific cluster validation tests as explained in the commands below:

To run all cluster validation tests on local cluster:

  • Test-Cluster

To run specific cluster tests, type below command:

  • Test-Cluster -Include “List System Drivers”, “List Unsigned Drivers”
  • Test-Cluster -Include “List Memory Configuration”
  • Test-Cluster -Include “List Unsigned Drivers”

To just run the storage validation tests on selected nodes of a cluster:

  • Test-Cluster -Node MyNode1, MyNode2 -Include Storage


About Nirmal Sharma

Nirmal Sharma is a MCSEx3, MCITP and Microsoft MVP in Directory Services. He specializes in directory services, Microsoft Azure, Failover clusters, Hyper-V, and System Center products and has been involved with Microsoft Technologies since 1994. In his spare time, he likes to help others and share some of his knowledge by writing tips and articles on various sites and contributing to Health Packs for ADHealthProf.ITDynamicPacks.Net solutions. Nirmal can be reached at [email protected].

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