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I'm a unix guy who is new to clustering with Windows. I have two Windows 2012 servers that have the StorNext clustered filesystem mounted as drives on each. If I try to add the File Sharing role, I can't because I guess this role is not designed for clustered filesystems, its an active-passive type of cluster.

I can already file share from the StorNext volume using the regular IP of each node. However, if I create a virtual IP resource on the cluster, the CIFS server is not bound to it. I can't connect via CIFS to the virtual IP. How can I bind the CIFS server to the virtual IP? I can't add it from the wizard because the storage is not "approved". Thanks.

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