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Mahesh Unnikrishnan is a Senior Program Manager in the File Server Technologies team within Microsoft’s Windows Server Division.
He is part of the team that works on the DFS Replication service.
We’ve been hard at work improving on the feature set of the DFS Replication service. Windows Server™
We’re starting to see more and more questions about how to establish a “master” or source server in a
In Windows Server 2008, the DFS Replication service can be used for replication of the SYSVOL share between
The File Replication Service (FRS) is used for replicating the contents of the SYSVOL share between Windows
Previous articles in this series contained an introduction to the SYSVOL migration procedure and explained
In our first post in this series, we examined the SYSVOL migration process and understood how things
The previous article in this series explained how to migrate replication of the SYSVOL share to the ‘PREPARED’
The previous article in this series explained how to migrate replication of the SYSVOL share to the ‘REDIRECTED’
An ‘under the hood’ change on Windows Server 2008 A previous blog post mentioned some of the more end-user
We have been asked by a couple of customers whether it is possible to turn off the use of encrypted RPC
This article explains how to install the DFS Replication Service on various flavors/editions of Windows
We recently updated the Backup/Restore documentation for FRS replicated SYSVOL folders on MSDN. This
Backing up data is never a bad idea since it can provide handy insurance against accidental data loss.
The previous post referred to some basic backup/restore jargon. Now, let us investigate what the footprint
A new version of the Ultrasound monitoring tool is now available for download. This version adds support