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Windows Server Failover Clustering (WSFC) error code 5057

Error Message:

The Windows Server Failover Clustering (WSFC) resource control API returned error code 5057. The WSFC service may not be running or may not be accessible in its current state, or the specified arguments are invalid. For information about this error code, see “System Error Codes” in the Windows Development documentation.

At command prompt enter:

NET HELPMSG for 5057

You will then see that 5057 means “The cluster IP address is already in use.”

You can then ping – a the IP addresses and see which ones are in use.