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iSCSI SAN drives reconnect after reboot but volumes need to be reactivated in Windows to come online.

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I have a Windows 2003 R2 VM that connects to our SAN (EMC CLARiiON CX3-10) via iSCSI.  The server connects to 3 LUNS.  When the VM reboots, the iSCSI target reconnects automatically to its targets as configured but the volumes fail to mount correctly - Disk Management in Computer Manager shows the disks status as "Failed."  To get them back to a healthy state I have to right click and select "Reactivate Volume." I only have to do this to one and the other two will reactivate successfully as well.  In addition to this problem after reboot, any Shares and Security information on folders and files in on these drives is lost and must be recreated after the drives are back online.  Does anyone have a suggestion on how to fix these issues?
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