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Creating NFS shares on server 2008 R2 spanned volumes (with dynamic disks) works however when I tried on 2012 I received an error. The same PowerShell command works on the C drive basic volume on 2012.

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New-NfsShare -Name nfsshare -Path E:\nfsshare -Authentication All `
    -EnableAnonymousAccess:$true -NetworkName $env:COMPUTERNAME `
    -Permission ReadWrite

New-NfsShare : Failed to perform the requested operation.
    At line:1 char:1
    + New-NfsShare -Name nfsshare -Path E:\nfsshare -Authentication All -EnableAnonymo ...
    + CategoryInfo          : NotSpecified: (MSFT_NfsServerTasks:root/Microsoft/..._NfsServerTasks) [New-NfsShare], CimException
    + FullyQualifiedErrorId : HRESULT 0x80070001,New-NfsShare
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up vote 1 down vote accepted

I received an email back from the MS storage team ( and they confirmed this doesn't work in 2012.

There is a hotfix that is apparently available from special request to MS - 2777475.

They said it was fixed in 2012 R2.

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Fix available: Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 update rollup: December 2012 – Igal Serban Feb 11 '14 at 8:21

The fix is available in:

Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 update rollup: December 2012

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