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?

Thanks.
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Mike KlineCommented:
Are you seeing any events in your logs?  Have you used dfsrdiag to troubleshoot, more on that here   http://blogs.technet.com/b/filecab/archive/2009/05/28/dfsrdiag-exe-replicationstate-what-s-dfsr-up-to.aspx

Is there anything different about folderA vs. folderB?

Thanks

Mike
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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:http://www.adshotgyan.com/2010/12/dfsr--in-windows-2008.html

Ensure that correct statging is configured and dns is set correctly.http://blogs.technet.com/b/askds/archive/2011/07/13/how-to-determine-the-minimum-staging-area-dfsr-needs-for-a-replicated-folder.aspx
http://abhijitw.wordpress.com/2012/03/03/best-practices-for-dns-client-settings-on-domain-controller/

Understanding File Date/Time behavior in DFSR Replication (and better ways of knowing that a file has replicated:
http://blogs.technet.com/b/askds/archive/2008/12/17/understanding-file-date-time-behavior-in-dfsr-replication-and-better-ways-of-knowing-that-a-file-has-replicated.aspx

Top 10 Common Causes of Slow Replication with DFSR
http://blogs.technet.com/b/askds/archive/2007/10/05/top-10-common-causes-of-slow-replication-with-dfsr.aspx
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