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DFS Replication to new server not working

Hi, i have done all of our shares except for one (replicating to a new server and then breaking the original connection) but for some reason the one share is not working properly and its possible i might have missed a step and need some help identifying it. I had added the target folder to be replicated to dfs, but when i check out the target folder on the new server, it has a folder in there called "DFSprivate" ? I left it overnight and its still the same...dfs target share
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susnewyorkCommented:
Hey Artie,
Might you have a file screen which is blocking certain file types from saved to the destination folder?
another thought is to restart the DFS service on the target server.
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ArtiePublicAuthor Commented:
This is still not working. I have waited and the contents of the primary folder have not been replicated to the other folder. However, if i create a text file in the Primary folder, its immediately replicated to the other folder.

so why is this not working for the existing contents?
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ArtiePublicAuthor Commented:
I'm going to have to use RoboCopy, it seems i cannot figure out how get existing files to replicate automatically to the new server...

Thanks.
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