DFS acess denied ???

Posted on 2003-10-30
Last Modified: 2010-08-05
I have 2 servers, one is a w2k and the other is a novel 4.0.
i made a dfs root and then a dfslink to an folder on the novel server.
if i click on the dfs link it opens the folder on teh other server, but if i go to my shared folder and clic on the fonder to the dfslink i get an acess denied.

can u guys help me on this one???
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Hi Mestre2003,
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Access Denied Error When You Connect to a DFS SharePSS ID Number: 246888

Article Last Modified on 10/10/2002

The information in this article applies to:

Microsoft Windows 2000 Server
Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server
Microsoft Windows 2000 Datacenter Server


This article was previously published under Q246888
When you gain access to a Distributed File System (DFS) link through the local file system, you may receive the following error message:
DRIVE:FOLDER\DFSLINKFOLDER is not accessible. Access is denied.
This issue can occur because Windows 2000 uses local file system placeholders below the shared DFS root folder to repesent DFS links. You cannot open the placeholders by using the local file system, you can only open them by using the DFS sharepoint.
To resolve this issue gain access to the shared resources by browsing to the server's share rather than through the local file system.
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article.
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"Access Denied" Error Message When You Attempt to Set Dfs Replication PolicyPSS ID Number: 261015

Article Last Modified on 10/11/2002

The information in this article applies to:

Microsoft Windows 2000 Server
Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server


This article was previously published under Q261015
When you try to set a replication policy for the domain Distributed file system (Dfs) link, the policy may not be set and the following error message may be displayed:
The following error occurred while creating the staging path \\servername\drive$\Frs-Staging for subscriber object:
Access Denied.
This behavior occurs because the Administrator account does not have write permissions on the drive where the hidden folder (Frs-Staging) needs to be created. This hidden folder only needs to be created on the Dfs link that is set as the master or primary.
To resolve this issue, assign the domain Administrator account at least write permissions on the root of the drive where the Frs-Staging folder is created. The error message lists the drive letter and the server where you need to create the folder.
Microsoft has confirmed this to be a problem in Microsoft Windows 2000.
How to Set Replication Policy
Click Start, click Run, type mmc, and then click OK.
On the Console menu, click Add/Remove Snap-in, and then click Add.
Click Distributed File System, click Add, click Close, and then click OK.
Click Distributed File System, click Display an existing Dfs Root, and then click OK.
Click the domain, and then click DFS Root.
Expand the root by clicking the plus sign (+) to view the Dfs links.
Right-click the Dfs link, and then click Replication Policy.
Click the shared folder that you want to set as the master, and then click Set Master.
Click another shared folder to which you want to replicate, click Enable, and then click OK to establish the replication policy.

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