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DFSR Backlog files stuck

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I have setup a Distributed Files Server and it replicates to two sites. when running a command to check the backlog i noticed there was over 400,000 files stuck in backlog. I'm not sure how to clear this or to begin replication again. Is there anything i should do or wait for the replication to begin again.
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What is the OS of DFS servers, Windows 2008 R2 ?

An outgoing replication backlog occurs after you convert a read/write replicated folder to a read-only replicated folder in Windows Server 2008 R2
 http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;EN-US;2285835

Install this hotfix to all of the DFSR members, then disable and enable the membership to trigger another initial sync to see the result.

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The OS is windows 2012 server i'll try the disable and re-enable intial sync. I'll keep you posted
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Did not need the hot fix. i disabled the member for a day then enabled it's still back log but the number decreases each day. it's a large number and may take a week or two to catch up.
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