Defining the cluster topology
About this task
Before installing a cluster, define the desired topology by providing details about the nodes to be installed and how they are organized into datacenters.
Datacenters can inherit certain shared settings from a cluster. Nodes can inherit certain shared settings from a datacenter or a cluster.
When defining the cluster topology, complete the following tasks in the listed order.
The following graphic shows the fully expanded and populated Clusters, Datacenters, and Nodes panes prior to running an install and configure job: