When you try to bring a File Share resource online, you receive:
Event ID: 1068 Source: ClusSvc Description: Cluster File Share resource ResourceName failed to start with error 2118.NOTE: Error 2118 means that the name has already been shared.
The Cluster.log may contain:
File Share File: Share ShareName is online already, try and delete and create it again File Share File: Share ShareName deleted successfully ! \[RM\] RmpSetResourceStatus, Posting state 2 notification for resource File Share \[FM\] NotifyCallBackRoutine: enqueuing eventNOTE: The File Share resource may be in an Online state, or may be in a Failed state (Event ID 1069).
To fix the problem, find and delete the duplicate share:
1. Start Cluster Administrator and take the File Share resource offline.
2. Computer Management / System Tools / Shared Folders / Shares.
3. Right-click any duplicate and press Stop Sharing.
4. Bring the File Share resource back online.
NOTE: You may have created File Shares on the cluster with Windows Explorer, instead of using Cluadmin.exe.