I have recently built a new Windows 2008 R2 file server that I plan on storing all my company data on and it will only be used as a file server with no other roles. This will be our only file server in use at only one location. Would it be beneficial to implement DFS on only one file server that will host all the shares I have?
From what I have read about DFS it seems to be very beneficial if you have shares spread out in multiple locations, but in my case I will have all shares on one server in one location so would DFS be worth it to set up and if so has anyone done it with only one file server?
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