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Question about DFS

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I am trying to move all files I have from one server (server1) to another server (server2). That is not hard, however, the problem comes in when I realized that everyone's links will be broken as they are pointing to (server1) instead of (server2) now. As I'm sure you know I don't want to go around to 100-200 computers changing all the shortcuts and links. So, I am trying to use DFS to point anyone who goes looking for their old files to the new location. The new location would have the exact same shared folder names, but be on a different server. I have created a stand alone root, as well as a domain root, and I can create the links to these roots easy enough, however I need help making it so that when people click on their old shortcuts after I've moved the files over, they will automatically point to the new location. If DFS isn't the easiest way of doing this, please let me know, otherwise any help or advice is greatly welcomed. Thanks.

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