I see that the Compatibility Matrix shows NMS runs on Windows 2012 R2, but the documentation for the NMS cluster installation only mentions Windows 2008 R2. I could assume, but I would rather be sure ... I want to use VMWare servers, and VMWare only supports a Windows cluster using WIndows 2012. So I need to confirm that the Nimoft Windows cluster feature is certified for WIndows 2012 on VMWare.
If a VMWare Windows 2012 cluster is supported, what is the expected Nimsoft alerting outage during a failover -- how many seconds after the configured failover timeout passes should it take for the Failover Hub start processing alerts? VMWare itself has a fairly quick (4-6 minutes) server recovery feature, and, assuming a VMWare Windows 2012 cluster is supported, I need to decide if I should use NMS Failover Hub recovery or use VMWare recovery .