DFS Fileshares and offline files
Posted on 2014-02-06
We currently have issues with our Windows fileshares. We map several network drives through group policy. All network shares are within the same DFS namespace, \\domain\shares
In the same setup, we also redirect users Documents folder to a folder in the same DFS namespace. This folder is called \\domain\shares\redirect
I am aware of the issue with offline files and dfs namespaces, so I have configured slow link mode as follows:
This however does not seem to work. Even on our local LAN, the root namespace \\domain.com is often taken offline on client computers. Then after some minutes, it is online again. Event viewer on client computers show, that it is offline files that offline the root dfs namespace.
All domain controllers, and DFS servers are Windows Server 2012 R2. All client computers are running Windows 8.1
Have I missed something in my configuration?