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Windows Server® 2012 Unleashed by Chris Amaris, Andrew Abbate, Omar Droubi, Guy Yardeni, Michael Noel, Rand Morimoto

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Creating a DFS Folder and Replication Group

Creating a DFS folder is similar to creating the DFS namespace. A folder can be created to target existing shares, folders beneath existing shares, or a new share can be created on the desired server or servers. As recommended previously, pre-create the file share on an NTFS folder and properly configure the share and NTFS permissions for each folder target that will be added to the DFS folder.

When a new folder is created with multiple folder targets, a replication group can be created at the same time. To create a folder within an existing namespace, follow these steps:

1. On the same server used to create the original namespace, open the DFS Management console as previously outlined.

2. Pre-create ...

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