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The DFS Replication service detected invalid msDFSR-Subscriber object data while polling for configuration

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Hi all,

I have a problem, I have my DFS name space on Windows server 2003 and 3 file servers which 3 of them are Windows 2003 and one of them is Windows 2008.


File were being sync full mesh between them but in the past 2 days they are not being sync. My primary file server is Windows 2008.

Can you please help? From the DFS report I noticed the below:

Primary server 2008: The DFS Replication service detected invalid msDFSR-Subscriber object data while polling for configuration information. Additional information includes Object DN: CN=cfe4af47-f607-4aa1-9dfb-7c3b96d078b6,CN=DFSR-LocalSettings,CN=2008Server,OU=Member Servers linked to TESTOU,DC=cikku,DC=com Attribute Name: msDFSR-MemberReference and domain controller: Zeus.cikku.com. Event ID: 6002

Secondary Server 1 2003: This member is waiting for initial replication for replicated folder Public and is not currently participating in replication. This delay can occur because the member is waiting for the DFS Replication service to retrieve replication settings from Active Directory. After the member detects that it is part of replication group, the member will begin initial replication.


Secondary Server 2 2003: During the initial replication process for replicated folder Public, the DFS Replication service identified pre-existing local content that was not present on the primary member and moved the content to F:\Public\DfsrPrivate\PreExisting. The DfsrPrivate\Preexisting folder is a hidden system folder that is located under the local path of the replicated folder. Content in the DfsrPrivate\PreExisting folder will not be replicated to other members of the replication group, nor will the content be deleted by the DFS Replication service during any automatic clean-up.


Any urgent ideas?
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Is it 2003 or is it 2003 R2?
DFS replication only works with 2003 R2 and newer.
2003 pre R2 uses NTFSR to replicate data which after 2003 R2 is only used to replicate AD data sysvol.

You could use 2003 DFS with NTFSR but you can not tie the 2008 into it.
There are other sync folder sync or something like that where you would setup the systems as a DFS share, while the replication of the data in the folder will be handled by some other process.
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