Solved

Windows 2003 DFS

Posted on 2013-01-03
1
244 Views
Last Modified: 2013-04-29
Hello,

Within my current environment i have 2 physical file servers both are Windows 2003 SE R2

One file server total used space: 244 GB

Second file server 162 GB and growing

i have 4 Xenserver that combine total free space 1 TB can scale it up to 1.5 TB if needed

i am planning to roll out roaming profiles for 170 desktops add 50 additional home folders average size 1 GB per home folder once everything is off the profile i believe each profile shouldn't be more than 100 MB

My plan is to setup Windows 2003 SE server on each Xenserver enable AD DFS and configure DFS replication all servers are at one site.

Relating to AD DFS replication how effective will this be in establishing a high availability file server environment?
0
Comment
Question by:enclara
1 Comment
 
LVL 8

Accepted Solution

by:
R_Edwards earned 500 total points
ID: 38840161
Microsoft DFS can provide a simple and fast automatic failover. The failover of any user or application to any replica that you specify will occur if the primary source becomes unavailable
0

Featured Post

How your wiki can always stay up-to-date

Quip doubles as a “living” wiki and a project management tool that evolves with your organization. As you finish projects in Quip, the work remains, easily accessible to all team members, new and old.
- Increase transparency
- Onboard new hires faster
- Access from mobile/offline

Join & Write a Comment

I have put this article together as i needed to get all the information that might be available already into one general document that could be referenced once without searching the Internet for the different pieces. I have had a few issues where…
The System Center Operations Manager 2012, known as SCOM, is a part of the Microsoft system center product that provides the user with infrastructure monitoring and application performance monitoring. SCOM monitors:   Windows or UNIX/LinuxNetwo…
Sending a Secure fax is easy with eFax Corporate (http://www.enterprise.efax.com). First, Just open a new email message.  In the To field, type your recipient's fax number @efaxsend.com. You can even send a secure international fax — just include t…
This demo shows you how to set up the containerized NetScaler CPX with NetScaler Management and Analytics System in a non-routable Mesos/Marathon environment for use with Micro-Services applications.

747 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

8 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now