Work Folders should be installed on all nodes of the failover cluster

Applies To: Windows Server 2012 R2

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Operating System

Windows Server 2012 R2


File and Storage Services






Work Folders is not installed on a node of a failover cluster that is hosting sync shares.


Work Folders will not fail over to any nodes that do not have the role service installed, potentially resulting in users not being able to sync with this clustered file server instance.


Install the Work Folders role service on the cluster node.

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