I have a test lab of Hyper-V machines.
1 DC and 2 server 2008 members - all running 2008 R2
I am trying to crate a DFS namespace on the DC.
I have installed the File Server role with DFS and File Server Resource Manager roles also installed.
I didnt create a namespcae when installing DFS i chose the option to create 1 later
When trying to create a domain-based namespace on the DC from the Namespace node in Server Manageri get the following error on the Namespace Type page of the New Namespace Wizard:
Working: Validating Input
Error: \\domain.com\DFSTest: The namespace cannot be queried. The RPC server is unavailable
I have tried the following:
1. Disabled firewall incase it was blocking RPC traffic.
2. Checked all RPC services are actually running
3. Removed a namespace1 entry that appeared from Namespaces node in SM, ADSIedit and the registry as per these links
I cannot find anything else out about this.
Anybody have any suggestions on what i can try next?
Id like to remove the DFS role but i cannot as i have to remove AD first to do so!