DFS Replication: Survival Guide

DFS Replication: Survival Guide


 

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Hotfixes

  • 968429 List of currently available hotfixes for Distributed File System (DFS) technologies in Windows Server 2008 and in Windows Server 2008 R2
  • 958802 List of currently available hotfixes for Distributed File System (DFS) technologies in Windows Server 2003 and in Windows Server 2003 R2
  • 917622 Hotfix rollup package for Distributed File System Replication in Windows Server 2003
  • 967357 Some files are missing on a Windows Server 2003 R2-based computer after a DFSR replication
  • 931685 Replicated files are copied over the network when you use the Distributed File System (DFS) Replication feature on a Windows Server 2003 R2-based computer
  • 944804 Distributed File System Replication in Windows Server 2003 R2 performs unnecessary replication when an antivirus application is installed
  • 948833 Distributed File System Replication may not replicate a folder on a Windows Server 2003 R2-based computer if the folder was previously a member of a replication group that was removed
  • 978994 Error message when you try to migrate the SYSVOL share from the FRS to the DFSR service in a Windows Server 2008 domain: "The parameter is incorrect"

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KB Articles

  • 977518 You receive DFSR event ID 2212 after you restart the DFSR service in Windows Server 2008
  • 976921 A DFSR propagation report logs the following error on a Windows Server 2008 domain controller: "Cannot open test file on the member The network path was not found."
  • 974774 Files are replicated with DFSR between servers even though file contents are unchanged
  • 973836 The DFSR Diagnostics Report shows "sharing violations" events in Windows Server even though the files have already been replicated
  • 972105 SYSVOL migration to DFSR unnecessarily replicates or conflicts files in Windows Server 2008
  • 969688 A SYSVOL share migration from FRS to the DFSR service fails on a computer that is running Windows Server 2008 if a disjoint namespace is configured in the domain
  • 968733 The SYSVOL share migration from FRS to DFSR fails on Windows Server 2008 R2 Beta-based servers if a disjoint namespace is configured
  • 967336 A newly promoted Windows 2008 domain controller may fail to advertise after completion of DCpromo
  • 961879 How to recover from a DFSR database crash on designated primary member
  • 959210 DFSR may not operate correctly when used in conjunction with FSRM file screens
  • 958893 How to Configure DFSR Logging
  • 958876 When you try to update a file that has a newer version on a Windows Server 2003 R2-based DFSR server, the operation fails, the original file is deleted from the replication partners, and event 4412 and event 4502 are logged
  • 957556 Repair options that you can use to recover if you accidentally make an incorrect Distributed File System Replication (DFSR) member authoritative in a Windows Server 2003 R2 environment
  • 957555 Error event IDs 2014 and 2004 and other Error events may be logged when you try to perform a replication on a Windows Server 2003 R2-based server that has DFSR installed
  • 954968 Subfolder file content on an upstream member does not match subfolder file content on downstream members in a DFSR configuration in Windows Server 2003 R2
  • 953527 An event ID 6002 that references Distributed File System replication is logged several times a day on a Windows Server 2003 R2-based computer
  • 951003 How to configure DFSR file-type compression in Windows Server 2008
  • 947726 How to use the Backup program to prestage data before DFSR synchronization in Windows Server
  • 943661 Replication may fail after a "dirty" system shutdown on a Windows Server 2003 R2-based computer that has DFSR installed
  • 925027 Error message when you add a member to a DFSR group on a computer that is running Windows Server 2003 R2: "The domain of the distinguished name cannot be determined"
  • 920728 How to automatically assign administrative rights for all DFS replication groups in a domain on a computer that is running Windows Server 2003 R2 or Windows Vista
  • 919633 You may receive an error message when you try to run the DFS Management snap-in on a Windows Server 2003 R2-based computer
  • 911604 Delegating DFS replication in Windows Server 2003 R2
  • 832017 Service overview and network port requirements for the Windows Server system
  • 2001271 Domain Controller rename does not rename all AD DFSR SYSVOL objects 

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