We want to monitor Shared drives for availability. How can we achieve this?
Well by checking a file is accessable, then the disk is available. The only time that will be wrong is if the file was deleted, or blocked by ACL.
The only other option is PowerShell, which is extremely flexible.
Your powershell can talk to Cluster Manager to get status of any cluster role (file share or otherwise). I have written some to do that - cannot recall if I posted them here or not. But there are examples around I am sure.
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