Understanding the Repair Active Directory Object Recovery Action

One of the responsibilities of cluster Network Name resource is to rotate the password of the computer object in Active Directory associated with it.  When the Network Name resource is online, it will rotate the password according to domain and local machine policy (which is 30 days by default).  If the password is different from what is stored in… Read more

Understanding the state of your Cluster Shared Volumes

Cluster Shared Volumes (CSV) is the clustered file system for the Microsoft Private cloud, first introduced in Windows Server 2008 R2. In Windows Server 2012, we radically improved the CSV architecture. We presented a deep dive of these architecture improvements at TechEd 2012. Building on this new and improved architecture, in Windows Server 2012 R2,… Read more

Cluster Shared Volume (CSV) Inside Out

In this blog we will take a look under the hood of the cluster file system in Windows Server 2012 R2 called Cluster Shared Volumes (CSV). This blog post is targeted at developers and ISV’s who are looking to integrate their storage solutions with CSV. Note: Throughout this blog, I will refer to C:\ClusterStorage assuming that… Read more