DFS

Want to know if DFS will work in this scenario:

I use roaming profiles on the network and its shared as \\fileserverA \profiles$ .  I would like to use DFS so I could create a second profile$ share on a second file server as \\fileserverB\profiles$ and replicate the data between both shares. Then I would like to just use the new dfs share \\testdomain.com\root\%username% as the profile path for each user.

Would this work?

cogitAsked:
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RevelationCSConnect With a Mentor Commented:
try taking a look at http://cs.gmu.edu/~menasce/osbook/distfs/

I have not done this myself, but I believe what you are looking to do should work in theory...
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DanSmallCommented:
RevelationCS

Did you have any issues with using dfs on your roaming profiles?

Thanks
Dan
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jeffrashCommented:
It is generally accepted that DFS is not the place to store roaming profiles. DFS is not the place you want to store data that changes frequesntly. Have you already implemented a DFS share for romaing profiles? If you have, how has it worked out?
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