Win2k3 DFS, have turned replication off, can i delete the

Posted on 2006-04-05
Last Modified: 2012-06-21

I have a folder in DFS that i created. All users can see the additional folders *******_NTFRS_**** and ***do not remove****

I thought only domain admins should be able to see these folders?

Do i need to do something else here?

As i have now turned replication off, can i delete these folders??

Question by:93darkside
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    Hi 93darkside,

    are you intending on using DFS again in the future - i wouldnt delete them in case you do want to use it again. if you do decide to delete though, make sure you make a backup first just incase     when DFS is removed it can sometimes leave nasty leftovers....


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    not really. can i just premission them off to normal users cant see them?
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    you can permission them so that users can access but not cant see   i honestly havent dealt enough with DFS to know the importance of those 2 folders   i just have dealt with the leftovers......
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    Accepted Solution

    You can also hide them using Access Based Enumeration (ABE) - here's how:

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    just went through that with another question :) was about to post!

    beat me to the punch netman!

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