6.3. Distributed File System

The Distributed File System is one of the services available within the File Services role. With DFS, you have two distinct capabilities. First, you can use DFS to organize multiple folders from multiple servers in a single namespace. This makes it easy for users to find data without having to remember multiple UNC path names. Second, you can use DFS to replicate content among multiple servers and ensure the data is highly available. This can be done for data used by end users and is also being used to replace the File Replication Service to replicate Active Directory Domain Services content.

6.3.1. Using DFS Namespaces to Organize Content

When using DFS to organize content, you must create a DFS namespace to group ...

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