windows 2008 R2 DFS-R issue

Hi Experts,

In my environment, there are 2 windows 2008 R2 servers which have DFS-R setup to replicate 2 folders (folderA and folderB) between them. ABE is enabled on both folders and also at the DFS-N level. share and NTFS permissions are identical on both folders as well.

For some reason, only folderA replication is successful. Anyone have any idea?

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Mike KlineCommented:
Are you seeing any events in your logs?  Have you used dfsrdiag to troubleshoot, more on that here

Is there anything different about folderA vs. folderB?


SandeshdubeySenior Server EngineerCommented:
Checked the following command for the state of the replicated folders :
Wmic /namespace:\\root\microsoftdfs path dfsrreplicatedfolderinfo get replicationgroupname,replicatedfoldername,state

As suggested check the event log too of DFSR you may get evidence to troubleshoot further.Run dfsr health diagnosis:

Ensure that correct statging is configured and dns is set correctly.

Understanding File Date/Time behavior in DFSR Replication (and better ways of knowing that a file has replicated:

Top 10 Common Causes of Slow Replication with DFSR

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