Hi there I am getting an error DFS replication event 4012 and I cant figure out how to restart it to get my DNS back up on my AD The path is C:\windows\sysvol\domain I went into the DFS tool and cant see anything on how to fix it.

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    – joeqwerty
    Commented Jan 31, 2017 at 2:07

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As per www.eventid.net, try running this command on the domain controller:

wmic.exe /namespace:\\root\microsoftdfs path DfsrMachineConfig set MaxOfflineTimeInDays=120

Wait an hour for the replication to resume.

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