Monday, August 8, 2011

How to find the server your DFS Namespace Client is talking to

When setting up Distributed File System Replication (DFSR) between multiple file servers, you may want to know which file server your DFS namesace client is communicating with.

To find this out use the DFSUTIL program with the pktinfo switch. Any ACTIVE TARGETSET servers are servers your workstation is currently talking to.

dfsutil /pktinfo

Alternatively you can right click in a DFS share under explorer and select Properties.

Hit the DFS Tab


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