troubleshooting Question

DFSR : Re-replication configuration

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Nitin PandeyFlag for Australia asked on
Active Directory* DFS Replication
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Hi Team,

A DFSR scenario suggestion needed.

There was a Replication Group that mapped  \\server1\sydney and \\server2\sydney. Someone deleted this Replication Group sometime back and now server2 has old data. I performed following steps to fix it:

1. Renamed DFSPrivate in server2 to DFSPrivate.old
2. I ran below ROBOCOPY in server1 to copy incremental difference from server1 to server2:

robocopy "D:\Data\sydney" "\\server2\sydney" /XO /V /TS /FP /TEE /E /ZB /L /R:1 /W:1 /MT:64 /xd DfsrPrivate /COPYALL /tee /LOG+:C:\logs\sydney.log

3. Recreated replication group.

Now, when I run below command to compare backlog, it keeps returning huge numbers, unexpected to my understanding.

dfsrdiag backlog /RMem:server1 /SMem:server2 /RGName:"Sydney" /RFName:Sydney

Am I doing it wrong? What's the right way to deal with this situation?

Thanks, much appreciated.
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