On a server 2008 R2 box I setup a DFS folder folder in a namespace and then manually setup it up for replication in the "replication" node of the DFS console.
Now when I go to the "Replication" tab for the folder target in the "Namespaces" node it says "Replication Status: Not configured", but I checked replication for this folder is configured and it is working.
Googling around I found a post on a forum from someone with what appeared to be a similar problem on a 2003 R2 server. He was told the following:
"When a DFS Folder is configured to be replicated from the DFS Management UI or when a replicated folder is "published" to a DFS Namespace then the metadata for the replicated folder is tagged to show which DFS Namespace is it published in. It is this tag that the DFS Management tool searches when determining if a DFS Folder targets are replicated. If this tag does not exist then the UI does not know that the folder targets are being replicated. This is done mainly for performance reasons. Without this approach the UI would need to contact each individual folder target to determine its replication status before showing the folders in the UI. This would become extremely slow on any reasonably large DFS Namespace. Please see the following KB article which gives some additional details and resolution steps: http://support.microsoft.com/?id=911255"
Following the above link I tried disabling and enabling both the folder targets and the replicated folders, but to no avail the tab still reports "not configured". I do not want to have to remove and re-create this DFS folder. How can I get the replication tab in the DFS Namespaces node of the DFS console to see that this folder is being replicated?