Storage Spaces pool and space resources fail when a disk is reset in Windows Server 2012 R2

Applies to: Windows Server 2012 R2 DatacenterWindows Server 2012 R2 EssentialsWindows Server 2012 R2 Foundation

Symptoms


When a disk is reset on a Windows Server 2012 R2-based failover cluster, the disk may lose a Persistent Reservation (PR). When this issue occurs, the whole Storage Spaces pool and the space resources fail.

Note PRs are used by Windows failover clustering to arbitrate access to shared disks and to avoid data corruption. 

Resolution


Update information

To resolve this issue, install update rollup 2903939. For more information about how to obtain this update rollup package, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
2903939 Windows RT 8.1, Windows 8.1, and Windows Server 2012 R2 update rollup: December 2013

Status


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

More Information


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