I went with changing the Quorum back to default (even though I don't have a disk to act as witness for these clusters); then just re-created the File Share Witness. Worked like a charm.
Thanks On Thu, Feb 1, 2018 at 9:45 AM, Michael B. Smith <mich...@smithcons.com> wrote: > How many physical nodes? > > > > As long as all your nodes are online and the FSW isn’t casting a vote, you > should be able to remove the duplicate FSWs. That being said, switching to > Node Majority (if all nodes are online), deleting all the FSWs, switching > back to FSW in the new location is also easy. > > > > *From:* listsad...@lists.myitforum.com [mailto:listsadmin@lists. > myitforum.com] *On Behalf Of *Michael Leone > *Sent:* Thursday, February 1, 2018 9:28 AM > *To:* email@example.com > *Subject:* [NTSysADM] Problems with changing File Share Witness > > > > So I have 3 different clusters, all of which use the same File Share > Witness (different shares, but all on the same server). And that FSW server > is going away ... > > > > So I set up a new share on a different server, and went to change one of > the clusters to use it. I was able to add the new share (i seem to have > done it twice, stupidly). So now I see *3* file share witness entries: > > > > 1. old FSW - shows ONLINE > > 2. new FSW - shows ONLINE > > 3. new FSW - shows ONLINE (this is the same share as in #2). > > > > I want to remove #1 completely, regardless (and also #3, which is > redundant). And searches tell me that in order to remove a FAILED FSW, you > have to change back to NODE MAJORITY. Then switch back to FSW, specifying > the new location. > > > > Does that still apply in my case, where I just want to remove a FSW that > is *not* FAILED? Or can I just REMOVE that entry? I haven't found anything > that says what to do in this case. > > > > >