Solved

Setting up DFS with replication - I need guidance

Posted on 2009-04-06
1
288 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-06
Points to whomever can guide me to or provide steps to do the following.

I have two locations connected over a T1.  We have a server at each location running Windows Server 2003.  We have the Data directory with all our files at location A.  I would like to setup DFS with file replication so that the Data directory is also at location B.  My goals are to speed up file access and provide redundancy for our Data.  All the guides and tutorials I find on the net are incomplete as far as their explanations of DFS and using file replication.  
0
Comment
Question by:MNBTech
1 Comment
 

Accepted Solution

by:
MNBTech earned 0 total points
ID: 24086816
Ok I found a guide myself after much searching.  Most of my confusion came from the fact the the server I was testing DFS on was running W2k3 Standard, you need R2 to get the benifits of DFS that the guides will show.

http://www.windowsnetworking.com/articles_tutorials/Configuring-Using-DFS-Replication.html?printversion
0

Featured Post

PRTG Network Monitor: Intuitive Network Monitoring

Network Monitoring is essential to ensure that computer systems and network devices are running. Use PRTG to monitor LANs, servers, websites, applications and devices, bandwidth, virtual environments, remote systems, IoT, and many more. PRTG is easy to set up & use.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

by Batuhan Cetin Within the dynamic life of an IT administrator, we hold many information in our minds like user names, passwords, IDs, phone numbers, incomes, service tags, bills and the order from our wives to buy milk when coming back to home.…
On July 14th 2015, Windows Server 2003 will become End of Support, leaving hundreds of thousands of servers around the world that still run this 12 year old operating system vulnerable and potentially out of compliance in many organisations around t…
This video shows how to quickly and easily add an email signature for all users on Exchange 2016. The resulting signature is applied on a server level by Exchange Online. The email signature template has been downloaded from: www.mail-signatures…
I've attached the XLSM Excel spreadsheet I used in the video and also text files containing the macros used.

765 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question