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Windows Server 2016 Hyper-V Cookbook - Second Edition by Leandro Carvalho, Charbel Nemnom, Patrick Lownds

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Enabling cluster shared volumes

Windows Server 2016 includes the distributed access file system feature CSV, which was first introduced in Windows Server 2008 R2. When enabled, CSV allows multiple nodes to simultaneously access the same NTFS or ReFS file system, providing your cluster environment with flexibility and reliability. CSV also brings all disks in the cluster to a single location, improving access and management, and it also improves operational efficiency by increasing availability.

Since Windows 2012, CSV has been used by other Windows roles, such as file servers, and by other applications, such as SQL Server, and is no longer dedicated to Hyper-V. CSV provides the following benefits:

  • Enables all servers in a Windows Failover Cluster ...

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