Account for Cluster file share

Posted on 2011-10-21
Medium Priority
Last Modified: 2012-05-12
I have installed 2 exchange 2007 mailbox servers in cluster and created a file share on a third server with access to everyone since i dont know which account use that share.
Please help me and let me know which account is accessing that share so that i can make restriction on that folder.
Question by:pdixit1977
  • 3
  • 2
LVL 32

Expert Comment

ID: 37007582
exchange 2007 does not require any file share to be created
LVL 49

Accepted Solution

Akhater earned 1000 total points
ID: 37007595
From http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb124922(EXCHG.80).aspx

"To create and secure the file share for the file share witness"

cacls <Directory> /G BUILTIN\Administrators:F <CSA>:F

i.e. only local administrators account and the cluster service account should have full control to the share

Author Comment

ID: 37014578
i have created file share witness on my domain controllers running on windows 2003 in the same Active directory site but still getting 1069, 1564 & 1205 in my cluster manager events and also getting error code "3221684229" during installation of Mailbox server in cluster.

Please help..
Veeam and MySQL: How to Perform Backup & Recovery

MySQL and the MariaDB variant are among the most used databases in Linux environments, and many critical applications support their data on them. Watch this recorded webinar to find out how Veeam Backup & Replication allows you to get consistent backups of MySQL databases.

LVL 49

Expert Comment

ID: 37014969
did you follow the article I gave you ? did you assign the correct permissions ?

Author Comment

ID: 37025730
i was trying but could not done thru command.
finally i installed Hub transport server role on my existing CAS and then created a folder, share it with access to local admins, exchange organization administrators accounts and it start working.

thanks for your support akhater.

Author Closing Comment

ID: 37025735

Featured Post

What does it mean to be "Always On"?

Is your cloud always on? With an Always On cloud you won't have to worry about downtime for maintenance or software application code updates, ensuring that your bottom line isn't affected.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

This month, Experts Exchange sat down with resident SQL expert, Jim Horn, for an in-depth look into the makings of a successful career in SQL.
This article will help to fix the below errors for MS Exchange Server 2016 I. Certificate error "name on the security certificate is invalid or does not match the name of the site" II. Out of Office not working III. Make Internal URLs and Externa…
In this Micro Video tutorial you will learn the basics about Database Availability Groups and How to configure one using a live Exchange Server Environment. The video tutorial explains the basics of the Exchange server Database Availability grou…
There are cases when e.g. an IT administrator wants to have full access and view into selected mailboxes on Exchange server, directly from his own email account in Outlook or Outlook Web Access. This proves useful when for example administrator want…
Suggested Courses
Course of the Month13 days, 21 hours left to enroll

807 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question