DFS File Shares

Posted on 2013-05-14
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Last Modified: 2013-05-15
I have two Servers: DC1 & DC2.

They are both replicating their D Drives to each other so they have an exact replica of every folder.

My Question is:

I would like it to be setup that if one server went down, clients could still access shares.
Question by:dan4132

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MisterTwelve earned 1000 total points
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Your questions is answer here


"What new functionality is provided by DFS Replication?
DFS Replication in Windows Server 2008 includes the following changes.

Content Freshness
DFS Replication in Windows Server 2008 has a new feature called Content Freshness, which prevents a server that was offline for a long time from over-writing fresh data when it comes back online with stale (out-of-date) data
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by:Pradeep Dubey
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Yes, client will have access to shares however client may be get some delay to get files.

Read this link this is already tested and working :


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This is also a good YouTube video explaining how to setup namespaces.


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