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When you try to bring a physical disk resource to an online state by using the Microsoft Cluster Administrator utility, you may experience one or more of the following symptoms:
To troubleshoot this issue, run the ChkNTFS utility to determine the state of the dirty bit. If the bit is reported as dirty, see the following article for additional troubleshooting steps:
176970If the bit is not reported as dirty, this issue may be caused by a permissions issue. When the Cluster service brings a physical disk resource online, it performs the following steps to detect potential corruption of the disk resource:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/176970/EN-US/ )How to Run the CHKDSK /F Command on a Shared Cluster Disk
The Cluster service account requires at least Modify permissions to the root of the hard disk to perform the previous operations. Entries similar to the following may appear in the cluster log file (cluster.log) when a permissions issue causes the Chkdsk utility to run:
Note In the previous listing, Status 5 corresponds to the following error message:
Physical Disk Disk Y:DisksWriteTestFile: Creating test file (Y:\zClusterOnlineChk.tmp) Physical Disk Disk Y:DisksWriteTestFile: CreateFile for (Y:\zClusterOnlineChk.tmp) failed 5 Physical Disk Disk Y:DisksWriteTestFile: Returns status 5
Article ID: 317635 - Last Review: March 2, 2007 - Revision: 1.3
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