Unable to import application - clustered server SQL environment
When attempting to import a deployment or create a new application in a new environment an error is received indicating only formatted files with a dependency defined in SQL can be used
Caused by: org.jawin.COMException: 80040e14: Unable to execute the statement. Cannot use file 'N:\database_file.mdf' for clustered server. Only formatted files on which the cluster resource of the server has a dependency can be used.
*Note: the N:\database_file.mdf is the customer's drive path and application .mdf file
SQL server drive dependency has not been configured or is incorrect
Resolving the problem
A SQL server drive dependency needs to configured, or the configuration needs to be reviewed and corrected.
The below Microsoft technote goes into details of setting up a dependency.