Cluster Storage

Updated: December 5, 2007

Applies To: Windows Server 2008

In a failover cluster, the storage must function correctly so that each node can read and write cluster configuration information or data. Only one server at a time should be able to access a given disk (volume) in the cluster storage. Configuration or hardware problems that prevent access to the storage can disrupt the function of the cluster.


The following is a list of all aspects that are part of this managed entity:

Name Description

Cluster Storage Functionality

In a failover cluster, most clustered services or applications use at least one disk, also called a disk resource, that you assign when you configure the clustered service or application. Clients can use the clustered service or application only when the disk is functioning correctly.

Related Management Information

Failover Clustering

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