SMB Witness client failed to select a SMB Witness server Rule

  • ID:  Microsoft.Windows.FileServices.Service.SMB.6.2.WitnessClientServerSelectionFailed
  • Description:  SMB Witness client failed to select a SMB Witness server.
  • Target:  SMB Service (Windows Server 2012 Clustered)
  • Enabled:  Yes

Overridable Parameters

Parameter Name Default Value Description Override
Priority 1  
Severity 2  

Run As Profiles

Name
Default

Alert Details

Message Priority Severity
SMB Witness client failed to select a SMB Witness server Medium Critical

Rule Knowledgebase

Summary

SMB Witness client failed to select a SMB Witness server.

Causes

This can occur if there are insufficient cluster nodes online in the cluster that is running the SMB Witness service.

Resolutions

Make sure there are several cluster node online and ensure that SMB Witness service is running on each node.

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