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Windows 2008 R2 cluster validation alerts (chkdsk.exe)

Posted By:      Posted Date: October 27, 2010    Points: 0   Category :Sql Server


I setup a two-node Windows 2008R2 cluster on an iSCSI SAN. The setup went through fine. A few days ago,  the customer power off the iSCSI switches but forgot to shutdown the cluster first. Right now when I run the cluster validation test, this alert show up:

"Cluster Disk X may require running chkdsk.exe as part of the validation process." All the cluster disks have the same alert. I tried to put some cluster disk in maintenance mode and ran chkdsk /F, not error found, but when I ran the validation test again, the same cluster disk still show the alert.

here is my questions:

1. any way to get rid of that alerts during the validation test?

2. I also have an active/active sql 2008 (with sp2) cluster running on top of this cluster. how can I run chkdsk on those cluster disks that have sql instance running on it?

thanks in advance.


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