DFS - replicate folder with pre-existing data

We're opening a new remote office, and I'd like to use DFS to replicate a data folder. The folder is around 60GB of data, and to replicate over a VPN would take forever. So I'm sending them a drive with the data on it to copy over. Now my dilemma is, I've been trying to do some tests setting up the DFS to see if it would re-copy, or over write the data, instead of merging it. I've been unsuccessful. I've tried setting the BurFlags command in the registry using the article found here http://www.experts-exchange.com/OS/Microsoft_Operating_Systems/Server/2003_Server/Q_22762519.html and here http://support.microsoft.com/kb/290762, and that's been unsuccessful for me as well. I'd appreciate any advice, thank you.
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Joseph DalyCommented:
I was in the same situation as you are now with trying to get the initial synch to occur over a 1.5mb T1 VPN connection. I was able to successfully get the pre-staging to work by following his suggestions in the comments section. You will see a post or two by me on there if you search for xxdcmast.


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jsaincAuthor Commented:
Thank you, I will check that out and re-post!
jsaincAuthor Commented:
Thank you, that resolved the issue!!
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