SOLVED: Server Manager 2012 : Configuration refresh failed with the following error: Invalid class

If your various Microsoft consoles are failing to function you might need to reregister some files.  In my case I found that FILE SERVER RESOURCE MANAGER MMC would load but say it could not connect. another person found that their FAILOVER CLUSTER MANAGER MMC had errors AND I found that the SERVER MANAGER DASHBOARD had a red flag indicating the REFRESH FAILED.  When I clicked MORE I saw the image to the right: There are…

SOLVED: Failover Cluster Manager – An Error Occurred While Moving Virtual Machine(s) Storage – General Access Denied 0x80070005

This was an ugly little problem for a newbie to Failover Clustering like me.  If you see the: An Error Occurred While Moving Virtual Machine(s) Storage – General Access Denies 0x80070005 the most likely cause is that the path you have used on one volume is not IDENTICAL on the volume you are trying to move the VHDx’s to.  In my case I was using C:\ClusterStorage\Volume1\Virtual Hard Disks and trying to move the disks to:…

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…