Any physical or logical component that can provide a service to a network client and that can be taken offline and brought online by Microsoft Cluster Server (MSCS) or Windows Clustering. Resources are physical or logical entities that are managed by a node of a cluster.
MSCS supports a number of types of resources, which you can manage using the Cluster Administrator program. These resource types include the following:
Related MSCS terminology with regard to resources includes the following:
MSCS resources always exist in one of the following states: