A Distributed File System (DFS) can provide redundant and location-independent access to a network file system. Examples include Microsoft DFS and GlusterFS.

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File Modified Date different than Word Last Saved Date

How can the FILE SYSTEM - DATE MODIFIED change without the MS Word DATE LAST SAVED not changing? There have been numerous occasions where a user states that they VIEWED a FILE then closed it without ...
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No admin access to a cluster, but want to set up a fast ephemeral distributed filesystem — how?

The institution where I work has a Sun Grid Engine cluster to which I don't have admin access. I'd like to set up an efficient distributed filesystem (replication is a bonus) that lasts only for the ...
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assign permission on DFS server 2012

I have 4 directories and 4 groups and I want each group have access to one directory for example GroupA access to Directory A and GroupB access to Directory B and .... . and also I install DFS ...
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Removing System Volume Information\DFSR Directory

I have a DFS setup, one of the replicated servers is being decommissioned and I'm replacing it with a new server. Since the Volume previously had DFS on it I need to remove System Volume ...
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Not able to access sub-folder of shared drive from secondary site office

My windows server 2003 is running as VM and this server is the file print server, hosting the printers as well as the shared drive using DFS, hosted in HQ (primary site office). The connection between ...
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How to provide DRM/file security across an entire DFS?

I can't seem to find an answer to this myself and have come across several barriers to trying to even get started on it. The background is: I manage the systems and technologies used by 60 schools ...
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History of folder permission changes

I would like to know if there is a way to see a history of any objects that have been added, changed or removed on a specific folder on my windows network. If so, how. Thanks.
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Shared Excel WorkBook is locked by another user

I’ve been trying everything; this is the last chance I have. I moved folders and files from an old Windows Server 2003 File Server to a new FS (Win Server 2008 R2) with DFS and ABE enabled. Now, a ...
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Windows 2008 list open files and close certain file

My main goal is to find specific file in specific shared folders amongst a DFS and to close them at midnight. My problem is that "net file" command does not list full path, example : ...
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Make one out of many folders available offline with Windows 7

We have a user who is using large files. Instead of working on the network he is copying the files to his local machine for better performance. This isn't ideal as it's an error-prone manual process ...
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DFS on Windows 7

Windows Server 2008 R2 comes with the DFS server role. I am looking at finding a third party application that can mimic this funtionality on Windows 7. I need it because I have multiple SATA hard ...
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Create DFS folder with particular permisson?

How to create DFS Folder with particular permisison using powershell script