What are my restrictions for DFS? File limit? Replication Partner Limit? Can we use VSS on the DFS shares?
Answer Question | March 31, 2012 3:11 PM
DFS, DFS Replication, VSS, VSS Backup
How can I setup DFS for some users as read only and some with full access on Windows 2008 R2. I was told I can do it with my version. But I do not know how to set the individual user’s permissions.
Answer Question | March 31, 2012 3:05 PM
DFS, User Permissions, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008 R2 Support
How can I setup DFS to replicate to three servers across my WAN? Do the DFS partners need to be part of my domain or just Windows 2003 server or better?
Answer Question | July 6, 2011 6:14 PM
DFS, DFS Replication, WAN, WAN optimization, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 administration
I am trying to implement DFS or distributed file system to replicate my user’s shares across several machines. How can I set this up on Windows 2003? What requirements are there and are there any prerequisites?
Answer Question | August 20, 2010 1:48 PM
DFS, Distributed File System, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 administration
How does the Distributed File System differ from normal shares? I read that you can keep multiple copies across the network. How does that work and how do I set it up on a Windows Server 2003 connected to my corporate domain?
Answer Question | December 1, 2010 2:12 PM
DFS, Distributed File System, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 Domain
What does DFS client-based component mean in Windows Server 2003 environment?
Answer Question | May 15, 2013 1:43 AM
DFS, Distributed File System, Windows Server 2003 administration
We have a data center I was thinking of acquiring a SAN unit from, then using DFS to copy server files to the SAN and then back that information to a remote storage site. How do I accomplish this with laptops? Do I use folder redirection, that takes too much time when logging in?
Answer Question | June 16, 2010 4:28 PM
Backup, Data Center management, DFS, Remote backups, SAN, Storage in 2010, Storage strategy
Sorry for a possible repost. Is it ok to use two Win2008 servers (dual core Xeon with SAS disks in RAID 5) to set up a DFS target with real time replication for roaming profiles and users’ home directories so if one of the servers fails, the users will still be able to access their [...]
Answer Question | August 12, 2008 7:34 PM
DFS, DFS Replication, Failover, RAID 5, Roaming Profiles, Windows Server 2008
We’ve recently set up DFSR so that it replicates remote site data back to the corporate office so we can back it up here. This is still in the testing phase but one of the things that we’re working with our monitoring team on is the best way to monitor this. I already have them [...]
Answer Question | June 17, 2008 1:58 PM
DFS, DFSR, Microsoft Windows, Windows Server 2003
I am trying to replicate a DFS link in DFS on windows server 2003 Enterprise Edition SP2. these are the steps that I found: To initiate file replication 1. Open Distributed File System. 2. Click the domain root or link for which you would like to initiate replication. 3. On the Action menu, select Configure [...]
Answer Question | December 21, 2007 6:07 PM
DFS, Distributed File System, Windows Server 2003