Repair on Cluster Name resource fails together with error 5048 on a Windows Server 2012 R2-based cluster

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

Symptoms


When you try to perform a Repair operation on the Cluster Name resource on a Windows Server 2012 R2-based cluster, the operation fails together with the following error message:
Error Code: 0x800713b8
The cluster request is not valid for this object

If the Cluster Name resource has lost its password, then you lose Kerberos authentication, and items that require Kerberos (such as the live migration of virtual machines) will not occur.

Resolution


To resolve this issue, install update 2919355. For more information about how to obtain update 2919355, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
2919355 Windows RT 8.1, Windows 8.1, and Windows Server 2012 R2 Update April, 2014

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