Problems with shares after power loss to Server 2008
Posted on 2011-02-21
I have been presented with a Windows 2008 standard server (HP Proliant M350 G6) that has had power loss after an extended power outage where the UPS drained out. I am in Melbourne Australia and we have been dealing with floods and power outages for the last few weeks.
Server shares seems to be misbehaving. On any workstation, and irrespective of the logged on user, a mapped share (set by batch script and previously working fine) will display upon an initial attempt to open it: "An error occurred while reconnecting X to \\servername\path. Microsoft Windows Network : the local device name is already in use... etc". A second subsequent attempt to connect a few seconds later, is successful.
Then, upon attempting to open, drag or copy/paste documents from the share to the workstation the following errors occur:
drag or copy/paste - "cannot copy filename: cannot read from the source file or disk."
open (i.e. word document) - "could not open filename".
I have checked with the user as administrator, even taken ownership of the share and files folders recursively.
I would live some advice on how to restore the behaviour of my shares?