Hotfix improves storage enclosure management for Storage Spaces in Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2

Introduction

This article introduces a hotfix that extends platform support for Storage Spaces in Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2. After you install this hotfix, storage enclosure management is improved. The improvement is achieved by adding Storage Management Application Programming Interface (SMAPI) support for enclosure awareness that enables managing and health monitoring of just-a-bunch-of-disks (JBOD) enclosures.

Note The improvement is applicable for storage enclosures that follow the SCSI Enclosure Services (SES) industry standard protocol for storage enclosure management.

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Hotfix information

A supported hotfix is available from Microsoft. However, this hotfix is intended to correct only the problem that is described in this article. Apply this hotfix only to systems that are experiencing this specific problem.

If the hotfix is available for download, there is a "Hotfix Download Available" section at the top of this Knowledge Base article. If this section does not appear, submit a request to Microsoft Customer Service and Support to obtain the hotfix.

Note If additional issues occur or if any troubleshooting is required, you might have to create a separate service request. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for this specific hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Customer Service and Support telephone numbers or to create a separate service request, visit the following Microsoft website: Note The "Hotfix Download Available" form displays the languages for which the hotfix is available. If you do not see your language, it is because a hotfix is not available for that language.

Prerequisites

To apply this hotfix, you must be running Windows 8.1 or Windows Server 2012 R2.

Registry information

To use the hotfix in this package, you do not have to make any changes to the registry.

Restart requirement

You must restart the computer after you apply this hotfix.

Hotfix replacement information

This hotfix does not replace a previously released hotfix.
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Status

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.

References

For more information about software update terminology, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
824684 Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates
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ID článku: 2913766 - Poslední kontrola: 15. 1. 2014 - Revize: 1

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