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DFS Replication with a Mounted Folder

Hello,

I was wondering if you could have a folder that's mounted on Server A, participate in DFS replication, and that folder will show up on Folder B, with all of the contents as Server A
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Joseph DalyCommented:
Im not quite sute I understand your question completely. Are you asking if you can use DFS replication with only one server but different folder paths?
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Methodman85Author Commented:
Server A, is an older server, it's running out of disk space on it's main data partition (D:\) which hosts Departmental folders. There's an empty partition (E:\) on Server A which has some free space.
I mount a folder within one of the department folders, I go to D:\IT\New Folder. New folder actually points to E:\.  So that when a department connects they still see their normal folder structure and don't have to go elsewhere.

The mounted folder I created shows up on Server A which is where I created it, but that folder does not show up on Server B through DFS replication.  How can I get the mounted drive folder on server A, to show up in the same ServerB\IT\Newfolder
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Joseph DalyCommented:
Im pretty sure that DFS doesnt replicate mounted folders. It doesnt specifically say it here but it kind of hints at it
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/867712

You may be able to work around the issue by selecting the files on the E drive and create a second replication group to the other DFS server. This way you will have all the data replicating and once complete you may then be able to mount the E drive in the original folder.
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