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DFS prefered path

Posted on 2011-03-22
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Hi ive setup DFS on windows 2003 R2 SP2 servers

Everything is working fine

Now is there a way to tell client to connect to my primary server because some of my users connect to the backup member

Thanks for your help
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by:JAN PAKULA
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i would group policy for that - u can also redirect users folder to different shares


http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc978267.aspx

or by sites and services

http://www.experts-exchange.com/OS/Microsoft_Operating_Systems/Windows/2000/Q_20805419.html


JAN MA CCNA
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by:jfguenet
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But its not a domain controller...its a file sharing server

My DFS servers are just regular server

I want to set on wich DFS server users are gonne be connected

Thanks !
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jfguenet earned 0 total points
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I think i might found what to configured...i will test

When you go in DFS Management console and selected any folder under the namespaces

You then need to set the priority of each target - your preferred server should be "First among all targets".  You double click on the path and go in the advanced tab

Ill give you feedback later
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by:jfguenet
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I found the solution myself
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