The Failover Clustering Tools include the CAU tools (clusterawareupdating.dll), the Failover Clustering Windows Power Shell cmdlets, and other components needed for CAU operations.
The self-updating mode of CAU additionally requires the installation of the CAU clustered role on the failover cluster by using the CAU tools.
Windows Management Instrumentation(WMI) is a set of extensions to the Windows Driver Model that provides an operating system interface through which instrumented components can provide information and notification.
WMI is Microsoft’s implementation of the Web-Based Enterprise Management(WBEM) Standard from the Distributed Management Task Force(DMTF).
You must use the Failover Clustering Tools from the Windows Server 2012 R2 RSAT to remotely manage updates for a Windows Server 2012 R2 failover cluster.
You can also use the Windows Server 2012 R2 RSAT to remotely manage updates on a Windows Server 2012 failover cluster.
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