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We lost a lot of folders in one part of our AD. I tracked down that we get a lot of errormessages about this in this form:

How do we solve this? Why does this happen?

(Some information edited)

The DFS Replication service detected that a file was changed on multiple servers. A conflict resolution algorithm was used to determine the winning file. The losing file was moved to the Conflict and Deleted folder. Additional Information: Original File Path: E:\IMG\images\sync\domain\yy\xx\promotion\promoSneakers2.jpg New Name in Conflict Folder: promoSneakers2-{FC3F83F7-ACB7-47C6-83D6-25A7029A73DB}-v7241048.jpg Replicated Folder Root: e:\IMG File ID: {FC3F83F7-ACB7-47C6-83D6-25A7029A73DB}-v7241048 Replicated Folder Name: img Replicated Folder ID: 4C81ABFB-859B-4F3C-B531-B28501FDBA74 Replication Group Name: company.local\company\img Replication Group ID: BB29461C-2A4C-4FFD-86D5-3477A5588465 Member ID: F590F73B-01ED-49AD-8D60-C5021768AD4E

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This means that the folder was changed in (at least) two different places before it was fully replicated throughout your replication topology. When this happens DFS-R uses an algorithm to determine which version should "win". You can prevent this by letting files fully replicated before you modify them at other endpoints.

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Noted, will try to fix this :) – rkl Dec 6 '11 at 12:38

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