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Move file share witness Windows 2008 2 node failover cluster

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I need to move the location of the file share witness on my 2 node Server 2008 failover cluster. Can someone provide procedure?

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Mitchel
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Is it possible to just run the wizard and point to new file share?
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Looks like it should work. I will give it a try when I have my next maintenance window this weekend, just in case.
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I used the following command to change the location of the File Share Witness resource on the current FSW.

cluster res "File Share Witness" /priv SharePath=\\pluto\FSM_DIR_MAIL
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ok, what are the user account that needs to be added to the FSW shared folder NTFS permission ?
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