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When I run the command

dfsdiag /testdfsintegrity /dfsroot:\domain\dfs full

I get the following error

Checking the registry of the namespace servers... Error: The system cannot find the file specified. Warning: Unable to verify the registry of the following namespace server: DC1

I have been trying to look what this does but can find anything on it.

  • Are you running this command with an account that has permission to access the registry on DC1? Does DC1 have a firewall that is blocking the command from running? – smassey Dec 2 '11 at 16:20
  • I am running the command as domain admin, I have also tried running the command on DC1 and I get the same error. – OptimAdam Dec 5 '11 at 8:44
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The KEY was missing in registry

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\DFS\Roots

was Present in DC2 and DC3

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  • Thanks for the lead. In my case, one of the servers was missing a value in one of the subkeys: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\DFS\Roots\domainv2. – GuitarPicker Apr 20 '17 at 2:01

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