DFS Server registry configuration values

With a DFS server there are several configuration settings which needs to be done in the registry. This blog entry is planned to be updated when I discover the use or values.

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DFS-N: Client failback should be enabled for the Netlogon and SYSVOL folders on domain controllers

How to configure DFS to use fully qualified domain names in referrals

Disabling site awareness for Windows Server 2003 or for Windows 2000 DFS in a Windows NT 4.0 domain

The “Dfsutil /import” command takes a long time to finish when you try to import DFS links to a stand-alone DFS root on a Windows Server 2003-based computer

DFS-N: The DFS Namespaces sync interval should be set to the default value of 1 hour

How DFS Works


  1. Is this instructions for creating a consolidation namespace for windows 2012?

    • Hi.
      This instruction was written on a Windows 2012 Server. Same basic steps on older versions too. I should test it on a RTM 2012R2, but Im fairly certain it will work there as is.

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