No disks suitable for cluster disk were found.
|Article:TECH152512|||||Created: 2011-02-02|||||Updated: 2013-08-21|||||Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH152512|
In Windows Failover Cluster, an error appears stating that "No disks suitable for cluster disks were found." when trying to add Storage Foundation for Windows Volume Manager Disk Group disks.
No disks suitable for cluster disks were found. For diagnostic information about disks available to the cluster, use the Validate a Configuration Wizard to run Storage tests.
Windows Server 2008 Failover Cluster using Storage Foundation for Windows Volume Manager Disk Group Resources
Use the steps below as a Workaround to add Volume Manager Disk Group disks:
1. Create a new Temporary Empty Service or Application Container
Right-click Services and applications -> More Actions… -> Create Empty Service or Application
The new Group should appear as "New service or application"
2. Add a resource
Select Add a resource -> More resources… -> 9 - Add Volume Manager Disk Group
A New Volume Manager Disk Group object should appear in the Container
3. Add Dynamic Disk Group to Properties
Right-click New Volume Manager Disk Group -> Properties
The New Volume Manger Disk Group Properties Window should appear
Select the Properties tab, select the Value Field next to DiskGoupName, type in the Dynamic Disk Group name
4. Delete the Temporary Empty Service or Application Container
Confirm option to delete the Temporary Empty Service or Application Container
The Disk Drive Should now be available under the Storage in the Failover Cluster
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