PowerShell essentials for administrators coming soon on WintelAdmin to help with your daily operations.
Shares created on Windows Server 2012 R2 are are inaccessible from Windows XP, Windows Server 2003 or Windows Server 2008.
When you try to access the share you will get an error message stating “The specified network name is no longer available”. Windows 2012 will not accept traffic from an older operating systems.
In rorder to fix the issue, a registry setting on Windows Server 2012 R2 must be modified as listed below:
Back up the Registry Hive/Key and make the following change:
Original Value: SamSS Srv2
Change to: SamSS Srv
Note: Just delete the 2
After making the change, reboot Windows Server 2012 R2
Note: You may also need to reboot the clients/servers involved
1. Call 800-936-3100, and provide your Access ID to the customer service representative who will create your support incident and route you to the appropriate support engineer to work on the issue immediately. The support line is open 24x7x365.
2. Logon to https://premier.microsoft.com and click on “Submit Incident” on the left pane
1. Login to the server.
2. Open the services Console (Start>Run>Services.msc)
3. Check for the existence of the service “Cluster Service”
4. If this service exists, the serevr is running a Microsoft Cluster Server.
5. Follow these steps to check the status of Cluster Node and Cluster Group.
o Open Command prompt and type “CLUSTER NODE /status” -> This command will list the status of the nodes in the cluster
o Open Command prompt and type “CLUSTER GROUP /status” -> This command will list the status of the cluster groups in the cluster