SOLVED: How To Perform a Chkdsk on a Clustered Shared Volume on an iSCSI SAN

If you have a Dell EqualLogic SAN or similar product providing shared disk for your cluster and you see: CHKDSK SCAN NEEDED ON VOLUME don’t panic.  In the ‘old days’ a Chkdsk could take days to complete on a large volume.  Today however, if you are running Server 2012, R2 or Server 2016, you can use the new /SPOTFIX switch to make your Chkdsk very fast. The next concern is “should a Chkdsk be run…

SOLVED: Failover Cluster CHKDSK Scan Needed On Volume How To

UPDATE: November 25, 2016:  While everything in this article is correct, there are some advancements you should be aware of and we have written an updated version of how to CHKDSK a Clustered Shared Volume HERE.   If you are running a Windows Failover Cluster and you see CHKDSK Scan Needed On Volume you need to deal with it quickly.  Fortunately there is an easy process to fix it: In Failover Cluster Manager, right click on…