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You can use local groups to assign resource permissions in Microsoft Windows NT-based domains. This strategy does not work well with Cluster Server because resources may fail over but local groups may not. The Cluster Administrator tool, by design, prevents you from assigning local groups in most cases, and displays the following error message when you attempt to do so:
After you receive this error message, you must remove the permission line that caused the error message before you can continue.
Cluster Administrator Standard Extension
Access to a cluster file share can be granted/denied only to domain users and groups. Please remove any local users or groups from the permissions dialog box.
Keep the following items in mind when you are implementing Cluster Server: