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Windows Sever 2003 Folder Sharing and Security Permissions are not saving!

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Last Modified: 2013-12-04
Windows Sever 2003 Folder Sharing and Security Permissions are not saving!  Running Windows Sever 2003 Enterprise cluster of 2 servers on which i have a shared folder on teh local drive.  I set the permissions and change the caching settings.  Now if the cluster fails over to the other server the permissions are not there and I have to set it all back up again.  This continues endlessly as the cluster fails back and forth.  Any Ideas???
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If you want to share a directory on a non-clustered drive you have to share it via Windows explorer (right-click -> sharing, etc.) on BOTH cluster nodes. Assuming both nodes belong to a domain, use domain accounts to set the permissions. Local accounts can't be created with the same SID on both nodes. It can work when using the buildt-in accounts/groups like Everyone, Users or Administrators.


Both Nodes of the cluster are in the domain. I am logged in on the cluster as an admin.  Then I go to the folder R Click and set the Sharing Permissions and then the Caching, Click apply then OK.  I then Test to verify.  Fail the cluster over and repeat the aforementioned again on the same folder in the same drive.  Test to verify.  Then fail back to the original Server (only 2 servers in this cluster) go to the folder and check the permissions...and...they are set back to the default settings.  This then repeats endlessly...agrevating...I am open to any suggestions.  Thanks!!!
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Cluster Admin console?


AH! I found it THanks I was not aware that it was there i was changing it in the worong area

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