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I have a 2-site geographically dispersed Cluster setup and have 1 node in each site. Both sites are connected with FC for large volume synchronous data replication and high-bandwidth network availability.

As I understand the best quorum configuration for this setup is Majority and File Share Quorum, and the File Share must reside in a 3rd site. Can file share be on a hosted machine in a remote site with a reliable private connection?

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what os level are you running I assume w2k8r2 is that correct? – tony roth Jun 22 '10 at 15:49
yes, I'm running w2k8r2 – Avihu Turzion Jul 4 '10 at 8:32
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if it is w2k8r2 the the following is a good link, its for sql but applies to clustering in general.

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The answer actually lies in part 1 of this blog, but it answered it well enough for what I needed. I'd be happy if you could edit your answer to contain a link to the first part, and in it the part about network considerations, and then I'll remove this comment asking you you to do so. – Avihu Turzion Jul 5 '10 at 16:58

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