All nodes in a failover cluster should be reachable to Work Folders

Applies To: Windows Server 2012 R2

This article is intended to address a specific issue identified by a Best Practices Analyzer scan. You should apply the information in this article to computers on which Best Practices Analyzer scans have been run, and that are experiencing the issue addressed by this article. This article can also be useful as general troubleshooting and best practices information to help you configure your server. For more information about best practices and scans, see Run Best Practices Analyzer Scans and Manage Scan Results.

Operating System

Windows Server 2012 R2


File and Storage Services






The following nodes in a failover cluster cannot be verified because the nodes are not reachable, or because the BPA scan was performed against a remote failover cluster


Best Practices Analyzer will not be able to check the status of Work Folders on the following nodes


Confirm that the nodes are online, log on to the nodes locally (or by using Remote Desktop), and then run the Best Practices Analyzer scan again.

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