I went to DFS Management and added a created a New Namespace.
For the namespace server, I specified my Primary Domain controller (netbios name:
For the namespace, I enter
I use a domain-based namespace (
Windows Server 2008 mode).
Preview of the namespace is
I got an error saying
\\mydomain.corp\files: The namespace server \\primarydc\Files cannot be added. The system cannot find the path specified.
Now when i browse the network shares on the
\\primarydc, I see a shared folder named Files exists, but when i double click it i get an error from Explorer
The system cannot find the path specified.
I cannot try again with the same DFS name Files as it says there is already a file share called Files on the primarydc.
How can i remove this file share and go back to a clean state so i can start again?
Any things I should check for that could have caused the initial setup to fail in the first place?