Windows DFS and Clusters

I understand that if you want to use DFS on a Windows cluster your only options is to use a stand-alone DFS.

Is my following statement correct:

"A Windows Cluster can only host a stand-alone DFS because a cluster used CAP's (Client Access Points") as the central point of access as compared to a domain-based DFS. You can make name spaces highly available by adding it to a cluster.

Is my statement correct??
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Rob StoneCommented:
You are correct in that the standalone method is cluster supported and the domain based method is not.

I believe clustering only supports server based roots, not domain based roots, which is why it does not support domain namespaces and does support CAP.

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compdigit44Author Commented:
Thanks for the reply.

So is it correct to say the use of a CAP in a cluster would take the place of a central name space in a domain based DFS??
Rob StoneCommented:
I would interperate it like that yes
What are you trying to do? I host all DFS namespaces on domain controllers...I don't see a general use case for stand alone DFS namespaces.
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