Network and Storage Protocols

2012 R2 User Profile Disks

amayacitta
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Hey guys,

 

Anyone got 2012 R2 user profile disks working with SMB3 on NetApp cDOT? I know it requires SMB3 but it doesn't seem to work when setting up on cDOT 😞

 

I've got a SMB3.0 enabled CIFS server, I know that it works as it is currently used for Hyper-V SMB 3.0

A share has been added for UPD, as a test I set everyone full for share and NTFS permissions

I go into server manager and add the share - making sure I use the CIFS server name rather than an alias (beleive this is a requirement for SMB3 to work)

Tried enabling and disabling "Enable continuous availability" just to check that option out

 

When adding I get 

 

Could not create the template VHD. Error Message: The RPC server is unavailable. (Exception from HRESULT: 0x800706BA).

Doing some research this is due to SMB3 support - lots of people say setup a full 2012 R2 share, which I can do via a LUN but i'd rather not if possible.

 

Is the NetApp CIFS compatible with 2012 R2 UPD's? Has anyone got this working?

 

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Sahana
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Sahana
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Refer KB

https://kb.netapp.com/Advice_and_Troubleshooting/Data_Storage_Software/ONTAP_OS/Error_message_The_RPC_Server_is_Unavailable_is_reported_during_creatio...

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amayacitta
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Ok thanks for the information, time to make a design decision about the profile placement 🙂

yougotserv
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Hello, trying to find the KB as stated in the resolution but it says could not be found

Drew_C
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I've submitted the request to the KB team to have this article added. I'll update the solution above with the new URL when available. I'll also notify you, @yougotserv when complete.

More info on the KB FAQ.

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Drew_C
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@yougotserv, the article has been added to the new KB site. I've updated the link in the solution above.

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yougotserv
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Hello and thanks a lot !

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