troubleshooting Question

Can't ccess DFS share in Resource Forest from Account Forest

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Hi Experts

I need some urgent help here.

So I'm having 2 Account Forests (1 site each) and 1 Resource Forest (2 sites). I setup DFS on a fileserver in one site of the Resource Forest. The plan is to have 2 fileservers in the 2 sites replicating data back and forth. I've setup the the Namespace (public) with Folders and folder targets. Within the Resource Forest everything works fine and I can map to the share with ResourceForest.local\public.
This doesn't work with the Account Forest though.

The conditional forwarders are all setup and I can ping. Even by doing ping resourceforest.local I get a response from the domain controller. So it can't be DNS resolving.

Does it just take a long time to replicate accross and if so what can I do to improve this?

If I'm not clear here please ask. I'm totally stuck on this and I'm desperate to get this fixed.

Thanks in advance
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