DFS tutorial - Server 2008 R2

hey guys,

I keep hearing about DFS for file servers, can someone provide me with a good easy tutorial?

Is there any downsides to using it?
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Mark GalvinManaging Director / Principal ConsultantCommented:
MS article here http://blogs.technet.com/b/josebda/archive/2009/03/09/the-basics-of-the-windows-server-2008-distributed-file-system-dfs.aspx is very good.

I have all of my client use it. It simplifies everything. No need to use \\server\share as all shares using same name space i.e. \\domain-name\share etc. IT can be used to replicate data between servers for resliency.


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Toni UranjekConsultant/TrainerCommented:
@Mark Galvin

IT (DFS-R) can be used to replicate data between "geographically dispersed" servers for resliency.
Cobra25Author Commented:
Thanks Mark let check this out!
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