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When you run a cluster validation wizard for Windows Server 2008 R2-based or Windows Server 2012-based Failover Cluster, the validation may fail. Additionally, you may receive an error message that resembles the following:
Disk bus type does not support clustering
This problem occurs if the shared storage type used by the system is Direct Attached clustered RAID controllers.
To resolve this problem, add a registry key that enables support for shared storage using Direct Attached clustered RAID controllers.
Important This section, method, or task contains steps that tell you how to modify the registry. However, serious problems might occur if you modify the registry incorrectly. Therefore, make sure that you follow these steps carefully. For added protection, back up the registry before you modify it. Then, you can restore the registry if a problem occurs.
For more information about how to back up and restore the registry, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/322756/ )How to back up and restore the registry in Windows
To add the key to the registry, follow these steps:
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Article ID: 2839292 - Last Review: April 12, 2013 - Revision: 1.0