We have two FileServers, which have DFSR configured on a lot of shares, so the data can be replicated. Now I have a issue with DFSR not replicating. Ensure the file is not locked or exclude that file from being replicated, if it is not needed. Run the command line- “dfsrdiag backlog /rgname:’Group Name’. Q: Replicating SYSVOL by using DFSR isn’t working in my Active Directory replication and other domain controllers have stopped replication.

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As I stated the servers are all running Windows server By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of serviceprivacy policy and cookie policyand that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies. As Nedim Mehic suggested, please also run Diagnostic Reports to do a check.

This of course, is a last resort, since data will have to be replicated across all member servers. Not an IT pro?

Server Fault works best with JavaScript enabled. To activate a command, use Enter. I understand the report shows the number of files on each replicated folder but even if the numbers are exactly the same, this doesn’t mean the two replicated folders have the exact same files. On the problem server I can access the share and create folders. Sign up using Facebook.

Expand the folder and make sure that you do not see the DfsrPrivae subfolder.


DFSR not replicating files

The question was from noy years ago. After you click Xfsr, you should be prompted by the replication group creation dialog box. My name space servers are running Windows Server the problem-ed servers are all running Windows Server Best Regards, Mary Please remember to mark the replies as answers if they help.

After you have deleted replication group, open the folder ont the authorative source server the authorative server is the one that contains the most update versions of all replicated files. This is the folder that contains the journal database. For this reason, you should keep a copy of the replication data from all replicating members. Thursday, August 31, 1: Skip to main content. There may be a replication backlog so be patient, replication may take longer than usual.

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Monitor your replication folders until you feel that they are all replicating once again. However, if you find yourself in a situation that merits such action, the steps are outlined below.

Thursday, August 31, 5: In order to delete this folder, we repliicating first stop dgsr DFS-Replication service. Proceed to create a replication group with your desired settings. It looks like your browser does not have JavaScript enabled. Both have Windows Server operating systems.

Now, for each replicating member non-authorative serverstop the DFS-Replication service, locate the replicating target folder and rename it to. GwFiles 1 1 1.

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Once the WMIC command has been pasted, press enter to execute the command. I understand there’s a command Get-DfsrFileHash that can verify the files are sync’ed but I’m working with about 6 TB of company data which is too many files to verify with that command.


Post Your Answer Discard By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of serviceprivacy policy and cookie policyand that your dcsr use of the website is subject to these policies. In this scenario, we make the following design assumptions: DFS replicatingg replicating all files https: We have two servers replicating across WAN connection, a source server and a target server.

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Wednesday, August 30, 9: When finished, re-start the DFS-Replication service on all of the servers. The reason why I need to verify is because I’m planning on deleting the primary volumes and point the users to the secondary server but I need to make sure all the files are replicated over to this before I switch them over.

The database that keeps track of DFS-R changes is located in the corresponding replicated folder in a hidden file. Sign up using Email and Password. When finished, open the target locations side by side using a UNC path and monitor the progress.

I’ve not ever seen this report not account for missing or out of date files. You will know that you are in a dirty shutdown state because you will see the following error in the DFS replication log of the server that is hosting the DFS:.