How to display DFS Namespace if I typed in the UNC path only?

Hi, we have a server running the DFS service on a Win2008 server.  This was installed by a previous tech a while back who is no longer with us.  
What we would like to do is to setup a DFS namespace and if we typed in \\<servername>, we would be presented with all our DFS namespace.  Is this possible?
Soho_DanAsked:
Who is Participating?

[Product update] Infrastructure Analysis Tool is now available with Business Accounts.Learn More

x
I wear a lot of hats...

"The solutions and answers provided on Experts Exchange have been extremely helpful to me over the last few years. I wear a lot of hats - Developer, Database Administrator, Help Desk, etc., so I know a lot of things but not a lot about one thing. Experts Exchange gives me answers from people who do know a lot about one thing, in a easy to use platform." -Todd S.

Bryant SchaperCommented:
I think what you want is a DFS namespace published in AD.

You woudl have to publish all the folders under a nameserver, take a look at the microsoft DFS guide

https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc730736.aspx
0
Chris HInfrastructure ManagerCommented:
0
Soho_DanAuthor Commented:
Bryant, we already have a Namespace server.  If I go to Windows Explorer and typed in \\<domainname.com>\<namespace>, I do see the files in the folder.  What I was asking was, if it is possible to just type in \\<domainname.com> and I get a listing of the namespace.  
Hope I make sense.
0
Chris HInfrastructure ManagerCommented:
You can internlink and consolidate namespaces, but you have to have a namespace by design.

http://blogs.technet.com/b/askds/archive/2013/02/06/distributed-file-system-consolidation-of-a-standalone-namespace-to-a-domain-based-namespace.aspx

Going to \\domainname will resolve your NETLOGON/SYSVOL folder for your domain controller as they already occupy that DNS name.
0
Chris HInfrastructure ManagerCommented:
If you're looking for centralization, use a mapped drive for the DFS namespace

net use \\domain\namespace o:

Everyone would only have to type in o:
0

Experts Exchange Solution brought to you by

Your issues matter to us.

Facing a tech roadblock? Get the help and guidance you need from experienced professionals who care. Ask your question anytime, anywhere, with no hassle.

Start your 7-day free trial
It's more than this solution.Get answers and train to solve all your tech problems - anytime, anywhere.Try it for free Edge Out The Competitionfor your dream job with proven skills and certifications.Get started today Stand Outas the employee with proven skills.Start learning today for free Move Your Career Forwardwith certification training in the latest technologies.Start your trial today
Windows Server 2008

From novice to tech pro — start learning today.