Node 'server' failed to form a cluster

Nellie Epps
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Error message:  Node 'server' failed to form a cluster. This was because the witness was not accessible. Please ensure that the witness resource is online and available.

The virtual server is up and running and doesn't seem to have any problems but it will not become a part of the cluster.   The server node shows as being down and both the ISCSI connection and Public connections are down
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Philip ElderTechnical Architect - HA/Compute/Storage

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Restart the Network Location Awareness service in elevated CMD:
net stop nlasvc && net start nlasvc

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and see if that helps to clear things up.
Nellie EppsIT Manager

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Thanks Philip but a colleague assisted me.  The witness disk was corrupt.  We had to create a new one.
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The witness disk was corrupt.  We had to create a new one.
Philip ElderTechnical Architect - HA/Compute/Storage

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How did that happen?

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