[Solved] Failover Cluster Volume Access Denied

Scenario

  • You move a clustered file share to another node.
  • The resource appears as online.
  • You can access files from an elevated command prompt.
  • You can access files through the network share.

  • However, with File Explorer you get an access denied.
    Clustered volume access denied location is not available accessible

  • If you compare the volume icon to functional volumes icons, you can see that there is no information available for the volume with the issue (left icon of the picture below)
    No disk information available

Solution

Disable UAC:

  1. Set-ItemProperty HKLM:\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\policies\system -Name EnableLUA -Value 0
  2. Restart the server

More about

User Account Control Step-by-Step Guide (Technet)

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