Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Use fileshare (SMB) as shared storage for SQL Server Failover Clustering

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[Warning Message]

You have specified a file server as the data directory \\dc1\sql2014_DB_SMB\MSSQL12.SQL2014\MSSQL\DATA. To avoid possible failures in the installation process, you must verify that the SQL Server service account has full control share permissions on the specified file server before continuing.

[Details]

Microsoft.SqlServer.Configuration.SqlEngine.ValidationException: You have specified a file server as the data directory \\dc1\sql2014_DB_SMB\MSSQL12.SQL2014\MSSQL\DATA. To avoid possible failures in the installation process, you must verify that the SQL Server service account has full control share permissions on the specified file server before continuing.

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