FSRM: The File Server Resource Manager service should be running

Published: April 27, 2010

Updated: August 31, 2012

Applies To: Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012

This topic is intended to address a specific issue identified by a Best Practices Analyzer scan. You should apply the information in this topic only to computers that have had the File Services Best Practices Analyzer run against them and are experiencing the issue addressed by this topic. For more information about best practices and scans, see Best Practices Analyzer.

 

Operating System

Windows Server  2008 R2, Windows Server 2012

Product/Feature

File Services

Severity

Error

Category

Operation

The File Server Resource Manager service is not started.

File Server Resource Manager features will not work.

Start the File Server Resource Manager service and set it to start automatically.

  1. Open the Services console.

  2. Right-click File Server Resource Manager, and then click Start.

  1. Open the Services console.

  2. Right-click File Server Resource Manager, and then click Properties.

  3. On the General tab, in Startup type, click Automatic, and then click OK.

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