Clustering FileServer on Windows 2012 Step by Step.

Clustering with file server is easy but I see a lot of problems that are basically configuration errors or misconfiguration. and this is all in windows 2012.

Adding the fileserver in as an resource simple steps.

 

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I use a simple file server for general usage.

 

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File server netbios name and IP

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the cluster resource is ready to go and online.

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Now we are ready to create a file share on the new file server.

 

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choose Add file share and a new wizard opens to create a new share

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and here the window shows you new items

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Give the share name and the folder will be created if the folder is not present.

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access based enumeration is here in the menu this is a great feature

more info you can find here :http://technet.microsoft.com/nl-nl/library/dd772681(v=ws.10).aspx

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see the access rights on the share

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The share creation is completed

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Open the shared folder local or by UNC path.

that’s all folks. and see what windows 2012 can bring to you .

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