Q: Does SMB Transparent Failover in Windows Server 2012 require ReFS?

A: No. ReFS is a new file system introduced in Windows Server 2012. It's not a requirement to use Transparent Failover, which works on ReFS and NTFS. Note that FAT32 and exFAT aren't supported.

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