We have a small regional office which has a local server which is a DC and a File server. It is time for a refresh and we are considering removing the server completely and replacing it with a NAS unit with in-built DFS replication functionality. AD authentication will then be provided by our DCs at the main office.
My question is if the WAN link were to go down would users still be able to access files and folders on the NAS if there's no authentication to AD?
That depend on how they will be accessing data. If over standard share, yes it will work fine up to 10 hrs (kerberos ticet validity period). When over DFS then probably not, because DFS relies on Global
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