DFS Replication Issues in Windows 2003 Server
Posted on 2008-10-28
I have DFS setup with two site roots at different physical locations. The site root is a folder called DFS.
I have added a link to another folder called SoftwareInstall. Both folders are located on every server at every site under C:\DFS and C:\SoftwareInstall.
I have setup links to each of our 30+ servers at different physical locations to the SoftwareInstall folder and configured replication to occur from our main server to each DC at the sites. E.g. Replication = MainSite > Site A, MainSite > Site B etc
External site links are 512k/512k and the main office is 3mb.
I have made a change in the main servers SoftwareInstall folder and put in a 300mb folder and I want to force it out to 1 of the sites, without waiting for schedule replication that occurs at night. I tried allowing scheduled replication for all times, and clicked priorities and ticked the connection in question, changed priority to high and clicked OK. This appeared to start replicating but then stopped after around 3mb of the 300mb folder.
Can someone please explain the steps involved in making external siteA pull the data from Mainsite through replication using DFS.