JSI Tip 5342. CHKDSK is scheduled when a cluster disk fails over?

If the Cluster server fails over a disk, or if you manually fail over a disk, CHKDSK may be initiated if a program that has files open on the disk is NOT cluster-aware.

During the fail over, the above programs leave orphaned handles open, which cause the disk to be marked as dirty.

There is no way to tell why the disk is marked dirty.

See Q176970 How to Run the CHKDSK /F Command on a Shared Cluster Disk.

See Q272244 Location of the Chkdsk Results for Windows Clustering Resources.

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