Thank you for posting to the SBS Newsgroup.
I understand that you have two SBS 2K3 Server and you want to configure DFS
between these two SBS Server. If I have misunderstood your concern, please
let me know.
I am sorry but I am not sure which exact "Technet article" you have read.
Could you please let me know the web link?
Please understand that we only can use DFS in one Domain, and its
sub-domain. For example, if you have a Windows 2K3 Server or Windows Server
2000 as a second DC or member server in the SBS 2003 domain, we can use the
DFS to replicate the files. To do this, you can create a domain root on the
SBS 2003 server, enable DFS on the W2K3/W2K server and then configure the
replication between these two servers.
Since you have two SBS Servers, and there can only be one Windows Small
Business Server in the Windows Small Business Server domain, I am sorry to
say that we can not use DFS between these two SBS Servers.
I suggest that we create some user accounts in each domain and grant users
appropriate permissions to access the shared folders on the SBS Servers.
For detailed information regarding DFS, please refer to the following links:
Step-by-Step Guide to Distributed File System (Dfs)
Windows Server 2003 Deployment Guide
For your additional information:
Getting Started: Windows Small Business Server 2003 with SP1
Windows Small Business Server 2003 Technical FAQ
If you have any further questions or concerns on this issue, please feel
free to let me know. I am glad to be of further assistance!
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Subject: DFS Replication & Namespace
Date: Tue, 7 Feb 2006 09:26:53 -0000
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I'm look at setting this up but I not sure whether its possible using only 2
x SBS2003 servers?
I read a Technet article which indicated/implied that a minimum of 3 servers
Is this the case?
Thanks in advance