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DFS-R broken after renamed upgraded member server

I had an existing 2-way DFS-R replication topology set up, consisting of two servers, one was Windows 2003 R2 and the other Windows 2008 R2. This was working fine. Last week I upgraded the Win 2003 ...
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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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Logging Apparently Not Working - Can't Set Configure Replication

I'm using a tutorial to set up a master (single) slave setup. When I run the command show master status; I get Empty set (0.00 sec). I have done a lot of research and believe that the log file I have ...
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1answer
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replicate directory structre with 100k files to tens of windows machines

I have a directory structure with thousands of directories and around 100k files. (Actually it is a large java project's source tree). I have to replicate this to 10-20 windows machines. What I do ...
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2answers
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Server 2012 Data Deduplication Skipping Replica VHDs

I'm currently trying to use data deduplication on two seperate Windows Server 2012 Datacenter edition hyper-v hosts. On one, I am trying to dedupe replicas that are still being resync'd every 5 ...
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2answers
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Why is GPO Tool reporting a GPO version mismatch when the GPO version #'s do match?

Any ideas why the group policy diagnostic utility GPOTool would report a GPO version mismatch between two domain controllers if the version numbers are a match? Policy {GUID} Error: Version mismatch ...
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4answers
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Starting a branch office on the other side of the world

Going to cut right to the point on this question, as I'm after as diverse range of solutions as possible so don't want to effect any opinions with the question too much. Client is a UK based ...
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0answers
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DFSR: Break large replication group into multiple smaller replication groups?

Is there a way to break a very large replication group into smaller replication groups while avoiding a huge backlog while it re-syncs or verifies the files in each smaller replication group? I have ...
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Windows DFSR - Changed replicated directory permissions and now have a 350,000 backlog for more than a week

Question: Is there a way to make this 350,000 file backlog complete faster? For nearly every file the only change was a change to the ACL for each affected file. Some files have changed content, ...
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1answer
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Replicating Two Server

I was given the task of replacing two servers not just RAID but everything. Also in the event of a failure of one the ip address would automatically handle request for the active one. Can someone ...
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4answers
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Realtime File Replication with Windows Server

I am researching alternative solutions for real-time-file-replication on windows Server OS. Now we use XO Soft WAN Sync for file-replication but in the next time we want to expand our Server-location ...
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1answer
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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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2answers
443 views

Windows server AD replication

We have run dcdiag on our Windows server 2003 AD domain controller and replication seems to be down (output below). Testing server: Tradeston\PNC4SERVER Starting test: Replications ...
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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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1answer
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Email File Replication

Do you have any recommendation for how to do file replication via Email? I would prefer an application that can run as a windows service and has a nice gui. The remote location does not have a ...
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8answers
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Windows Server Almost Real-Time Directory Replication

The environment Windows 2003 R2 Standard File server Windows 2003 Web Edition server The challenge Need a way to mirror a directory (or share) from the file server to the web server. It needs to ...
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4answers
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Windows Domain replication monitoring tool

I am looking for web-based interface GUI, or some kind of monitoring tool that will show replication status for a domain. I know I can use repadmin with various options on the command line to query ...
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3answers
243 views

MSSQL Two Database Servers 1 Database

We have two servers. They are both HP DL 380 G6 servers with the same hardware and specs running Windows Server 2008. Currently the second server is a warm standby for the first with an automatic fail ...
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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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3answers
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Is real-time or synchronous replication possible over WAN link?

The company I work for is looking to implement truly real-time file replication with file locking over a WAN link that spans over 2000 miles. We currently have a 16-drive SAN setup in our east coast ...
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2answers
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Logon Failure: the target account name is incorrect after making a ghost image of a server

I recently replaced a failing SCSI drive in a Windows 2000 server with an IDE drive. I made an image of the SCSI drive and Ghosted it. The purpose of the machine was to give out DHCP at one location ...
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1answer
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Changing Recovery Model in Replicated Database

I now am the proud owner of two servers that replicate with each other. I had nothing to do with the install, but (of course), now i have to support the databases. Both databases are in the Simple ...
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2answers
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Light weight file replication

I have a request to create a back up web server, my idea is to copy all the web sites files from the source to the destination on some predefined schedule. Does anyone have any recommends for ...
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7answers
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How to replicate a windows servers (IIS,Files,ConfigurationState)?

Maybe a better question is: What is the closest competitor for DoubleTake? I am looking to replicate a windows production server in case it fails have a immediate backup. Any idead? NOTE 1: I forget ...
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10answers
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Desktop standby solution?

Does anyone know of a good solution to have a Windows desktop standby so that users can be back up and running quickly in case of hardware failure? Assumption is that the desktops aren't generic but ...
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2answers
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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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2answers
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Symantec Endpoint Protection - Replicating my sites

I have Symantec Endpoint Protection Installed on a Windows Server 2003 machine, this has VPN links to two other offices with Windows Server 2003 machines. I am trying to replicate Symantec Endpoint ...