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Can I ever delete files in Staging and ConflictAndDelete folders?

Posted on 2008-06-14
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I had some problems with DFS and finally it is resolved and at the end I had to clean (delete) some crrupted files (del ~*.* /s /a) to remove all seems to be crrupted temporary files from diffrent folders and now I have the same number of files and folders on the replication folders on both servers however alot (6 GB ) on the DfsPrivate on one server and about 4 GB on the other server.
Can I delete these files from DfsPrivate now that even not have anu errors in Diag. report?
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I would never advise it!  Even though you have both servers replicated these files do still get used.

Have a read of this MS Article, it's very helpful, it should help you to optimise your DFS replication:

http://technet2.microsoft.com/windowsserver/en/library/ac28a17f-a5ad-42f2-aa3c-d9150d0dbb151033.mspx?mfr=true

If space is your problem this article tells you how to change the quota size for your DfsrPrivate folders:

http://technet2.microsoft.com/windowsserver/en/library/474f9c82-bb3e-4249-8915-75799849d8511033.mspx?mfr=true
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