I am migrating from an old SBS 2003 server to a Server 2012 Hyper-v host running several VMs. We also have a couple of Netgear ReadyNAS devices that have not been used much but I was hoping to put some data on them.
I've been discovering all sorts of cool stuff during the process, and one of those things is DFS.
I was trying to work out the best/simplest/safest way to move the network shares from the SBS box to the VM servers. One post I read suggested that DFS was a good way to go. So I read some more about DFS and I like the sound of it.
I have setup DFS on the VM that will host most of the data, but I was wondering if I could put some of the data on one of the ReadyNAS devices.
From what I have read, it sounds like I would have to make the ReadyNAS device a DFS Server before I could get it to support DFS.
Am I on the right track here?
Is this possible?
How do I do this?
Or...is there another better/simply/safer way to migrate the SBS data and just drop the DFS idea?