what types of resourses can be used for a Quorum on a Windows Server 2003 Active/Passive cluster?

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What are my options for quorum drive for building a Windows Server 2003 active/passive cluster? will a network share work?
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No. You need a shared storage with iSCSI or fibre channel.
Quorum Drive Configuration Information
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/280345

And note that a reliable cluster requires the use of certified hardware in the exact configuration that is certified (that is, not just the single components may be found somewhere in the HCL).
The Microsoft support policy for server clusters, the Hardware Compatibility List, and the Windows Server Catalog
http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=309395

Some more information:
Technical Overview of Windows Server 2003 Clustering Services
http://www.microsoft.com/windowsserver2003/techinfo/overview/clustering.mspx

Windows Server 2003 R2 Enterprise Edition  Server Cluster
http://www.microsoft.com/windowsserver2003/enterprise/clustering.mspx

Guide to Creating and Configuring a Server Cluster Under Windows Server 2003
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=96f76ed7-9634-4300-9159-89638f4b4ef7&displaylang=en

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Thanks for the input!! We've come up with a plan to do our testing and completed the migration.

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