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White Paper About Setting Up a New Cluster for Use with Windows NT Option Pack Is Available

Article ID: 248086

Article Last Modified on 11/1/2006


  • Microsoft Windows NT Server 4.0 Enterprise Edition

This article was previously published under Q248086


Microsoft has made the "Installing the Windows NT Option Pack on Microsoft Cluster Server (MSCS)" white paper available. This white paper outlines the steps necessary to set up a new cluster for use with Windows NT Option Pack (NTOP). The white paper also describes how to install Windows NT Option Pack on your cluster.

NOTE: If you do not install the programs in the order specified in this white paper, Windows NT Option Pack may not function correctly.


The white paper also details coexistence strategies for Windows NT Option Pack and Microsoft SQL Server, and includes information about overcoming issues that Windows NT Option Pack experiences with certain versions of the Microsoft Distributed Transaction Coordinator (MSDTC) service.

To obtain this white paper, download the Ntop.exe file from the following Microsoft FTP site:

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