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Is witness folder have to be in the witness server in Exchange 2010?

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Is witness folder have to be in the witness server in Exchange 2010?
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what do you mean by this ? when you setup the sharewitness for a dag yes the dag will create the witness folder. i am not sure what you mean though
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by:Suliman Abu Kharroub
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Yea it is.
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I just want to know if there is a difference when we talk about witness server and FSW.
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No deference, Fitness server is used to host a shared folder called FSW.
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Yes Suleiman is right the share witness server is used to host the file share witness which is a directory containing a file day member use to prevent split brain
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You will need to clarify your question.
The FSW is created by Exchange, however if the server is NOT an Exchange 2010 server then you will have grant permissions on the FSW host to allow the folder to be created by Exchange.

Simon.
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Thank you.
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