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DFS - Stop sync of large folder that has since been removed

We have a site to site DFSR on Windows Server 2008 R2 that has been running perfectly between site A to site B until someone dumped a 20GB folder. This has overwhelmed the upload and make the internet ...
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Distributed File System (DFS) and MS SQL 2008

There are two physical servers on which we want to install MS SQL 2008 and our application. Our application is using DB in separate *.mdf file. Our application works only on one server at the point ...
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How Does DFS Replication in Windows 2008 Handle Write/Delete in Rapid Succession

We'd like to replicate a mail drop folder between two servers; however, as files are written to the source folder, a timer job on that server is also regularly processing and deleting them, meaning ...
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Using DFS roots as shared folders

I am curious if I can use DFS roots as shared folders without using any DFS links. Some background: I like the idea of using DFS for name abstraction. By using domain-based namespaces, I can abstract ...
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452 views

Are we using DFS “wrong”?

We are a company that has branches across the country. We have a minimum of 1 T1 to each branch and a maxiumum of 2 T1s. We have a DFS server at each branch and at our main office. In the past week ...
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191 views

Distributed storage with UNC share?

What approach would you take to build a massive storage, using multiple PC's running Linux OS? The recipe I would like to use sounds like this: take 10 PCs equipped with six 2TB disks, install your ...
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Intermittent Windows Server network share freezes for some users

The preamble: I have the following setup - 2 Servers consisting of Windows 2003 R2 on Dell Poweredge 2950, dual quad core Xeons, 8GB RAM, MD1000 external RAID unit Both servers are setup with 5 ...