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Intel Modular Server storage is failing cluster validation in Server 2008

Last Modified: 2012-05-09
We have an Intel Modular Server MFSYS25 w/ the shared LUN key. I know how to share a LUN between 2 servers on the Intel chassis itself, and I can see this disk available to both my Windows 2008 Enterprise servers within Windows Disk Management.

It seems whatever I do within Windows, I can't get the disk to pass the storage tests for cluster validation. Are there any particular settings, or order of events I need to do within Windows first ? All other tests are passing for cluster validation just fine.

I've attached the validation report that may help. Seems no matter what I do, even when formatting the drive with NTFS on server1, it still shows up as RAW in the report, which I believe is at least part of the reason, based upon my readings online.

Appreciate any and all help, quickly. Trying to get this sorted out before the end of the weekend.

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