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Accessing a Windows DFS share from Ubuntu or any other Linux for that matter, is pretty straight forward. However doing it in reverse seems to be not documented.

I have DFS Namespace running on Windows Server 2008. I would like to add a folder that is hosted on an Ubuntu 13.04 Server box to the DFS namespace. Any recommendations on how to go about this?

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It was not has difficult as I thought. I just had to configure the share in samba correctly. Once it showed up DFS could find it easily.

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  • Using NFS in the Ubuntu box (and in the Windows one, FWIW) might give you better performance. – dawud May 10 '13 at 20:09

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