I have recently needed to move the File Share Witness on a Microsoft Exchange 2007 CCR cluster from its original location to an alternate server and I will share with you how to do it in case you are faced with a similar scenarion.
Step 1: Create & Configure the new File Share Witness
On the server you want to host the new File Share Witness
- Create a new folder say FSW_ClusterName
- Share this folder and give the Cluster Service Account Full Control shared permissions
- As far as NTFS permissions grant Administrators and the Cluster Service Account Full Control
Step 2: Moving the File Share Witness
To move it use the following commands
I am currently involved in planning and designing a couple of site resilient Microsoft Exchange 2010 clusters so I have been reviewing my notes and here is one I would like to share with you.
In short it is the summary of an 11 pages long technet document in 26 points I had previously highlighted on papers.