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DFS Replication Manager on Failover Cluster Nodes

I currently have a VM architecture setup for high availability / manageability. The one point of failure is that I have a single windows 2008 machine that runs DFS replication across the servers in my ...
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DFSr detected that a file was changed on multiple servers, but “winning” file and that moved to conflicts folder have same hash

We've just deployed a new DFS replication system between two Windows 2012 R2 servers. We cloned the DFSr database using MS's recommendations ...
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Does windows DFS (DFSR) resume a partial transfer if a WAN link is lost?

Q: Does windows DFS (DFSR) resume a partial transfer if a WAN link is lost? This seems like an obvious "yes" but, hoping someone here can provide a definitive answer. Background The environment ...
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Server 2012 DFS Replication throttling values

Is there any way, via registry edit or something, to throttle the replication throughput by values other than what is listed in the drop-down menu? I would particularly like a 10Mbps or 12Mbps option. ...
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Server 2012 DFS New Member Issue

I am trying to add a new member to our DFS topology. We have 3 DCs (VMs - VMware) running Windows server 2012, two servers are located in or Primary site and the third at our DR site. Currently the ...
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Viewing the “Replication” tab for a replicated folder target in the DFS “Namespaces” node in the 2008 DFS console says replication “not configured”

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 ...
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Force replication of Netlogon

I have added a batchfile to the the NETLOGON directory for some start-up scripts. The script is tiny in size. I have waited hours for the files to be replicated to the other Domain Controllers but ...
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DFS Replication on 2 existing duplicate shares

I have 2 sets of data in separate sites that are mirrors of each other. The 2nd set is a clone of the 1st set. However, the 1st set will be the live data and therefore will be changing going forward. ...
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Using TrueCrypt with File Replication on Windows Server

We have a few folders that are set to replicate to a DR file server off-site. One of these folders contains a file that is a TrueCrypt volume container. When this file is mounted in TrueCrypt, the ...
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DFS trying to replicate back to source folder?

I'm not very familiar with how DFS works, and since someone else administers the servers in question I don't know what the DFS setup looks like. I'm just wondering if something is possible. ...
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Copy two remote folder into one local folder

I try to merge two folder (from remote Server) into one local directory. It is a deployment issue, on one Server there are two folders \server1\folder1 and \server1\folder2, now i try to merge both ...
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DFS Replication across WAN

I have setup both sites in ADSS, set the subnets properly (I think), and setup a DFS share with replication. How can I test that to see which physical machine I'm actually accessing when visiting ...
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When seeding a Windows DFS replication copy, do you need to copy security?

I may need to rebuild a 1TB Windows 2008 DFS replication folder between our UK and USA sites. It's good practise to seed the other copy before starting replication so that the bulk of the data doesn't ...
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Migration from Distributed File System 2003 to 2008

I have two Windows Server 2003 and both have DFS and it does replication between them. I would like to migrate the primary win2k3 DFS server to win2k8. what is the best way to do that? I found this ...
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Server has IP address with conflicting site associations

I have run dfsdiag /testdcs and I am getting the error: Server has IP address with conflicting site associations Now I think this is probably due to the fact that the server in question is linked ...
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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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Replicate content across IIS farm, *not* on a domain

What's the best way of replicating web content across an IIS web farm where the servers are not on a domain? Most people seem to recommend DFS for this type of scenario, but I understand that relies ...
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Replicate the same source folder to multiple end points, with a different schedule for each end point

I'm trying to make a set of folders (about 8 gig) that get updated monthly to replicate out to nine branch locations. They are connected via VPN back to head office with 1.5Mbit aDSL links. I've got ...
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A simple Volume Replication Tool for large data set?

I'm looking for a solution to the following: Server A (Site A) - Win 2008 R2 - approx 10TB (15TB max) of data - well over 8 million files Server B (Site B) - Win 2008 R2 I want to ...
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Is it possible to configure DFS between trusted domains?

Good day all, I have a situation where I am having a hard time finding any solid answers. My company recently acquired another company, and we need to have a lot of their data locally, while leaving ...
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Can not access DfsrPrivate

I've set up DFS-R between three servers, and so far, it is replicating everything as its supposed to.. The problem is, I can not access the DfsrPrivate folder, where is it located? So far I see the ...
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DFS-R or WAFS for Syncing 1TB Files between remote sites

We have 1TB of files that we wish to keep in sync between three locations. This data consists of around 1.5 Million files which grows/changes at an average of 100MB/day. The first location is a ...
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How to replicate wwwroot over multiple IIS web servers with NLB without NAS?

We're adding a second server with Windows NLB for a bit of redundancy (ie the power goes on one of the servers - I know its not the best solution). How can we keep the data identical between the ...
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DFS replication initial step problem

I just setup DFS on my network and it's working fine, and now I'm trying to setup DFS-R on a test folder, but then at the end of the procedure (all went fine, selected my 2 folders, primary folder, ...
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How do I configure DFS replication using the command line?

I'm in the process of making a script to automate DFS creation and replication for an exam I have next week. So, assuming I have a namespace: dfsutil root adddom \\Foo\bar 'My namespace' And I ...
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Windows Server 2008 (Web Server) Replication

We have a load balanced environment with x64 Windows Server 2008. What are some best practices to setting up replication across the web servers? Do I only want to replicate the web folders? How ...
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SYSVOL replication over DFS-R

When we migrate our production DCs to Server 2008 I would also like to move away from FSR to DFS-R for SYSVOL replication. My problem is that I setup a quick lab to test it out but it's not going as ...
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Replicate Server 2003 DFS root to Server 2008

I am trying to get a Windows Server 2003 (not R2) DFS root to replicate to Server 2008 Standard. My research so far suggests that adding the File Replication Service role service in the File Services ...
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Open Source Alternative to Microsoft's File Replication Services [closed]

We're operating two rather busy locations with 40+Gigs of client data shared on Windows 2003 servers and need to have it replicated (as close to instantaneously as possible) to each. We're ...