Checklist: Manage DFS Replication

Applies To: Windows Server 2008

To manage DFS Replication, perform the following tasks:

Task Reference

Edit replication schedules or manually force replication.

Edit Replication Schedules

Enable or disable replication.

Enable or Disable Replication

Enable or disable replication on a specific member of a replication group.

Enable or Disable Replication on a Specific Member

Change the size of staging folders or Conflict and Deleted folders.

Edit the Quota Size of the Staging Folder and Conflict and Deleted Folder

Control what file types are replicated.

Edit the Replication Filters for a Replicated Folder

Share a replicated folder on a network or add the folder to a DFS namespace.

Share or Publish a Replicated Folder

Change the topology of a replication group.

Change the Replication Topology


To perform this procedure, you must be a member of the Domain Admins group in Active Directory, or you must have been delegated the ability to manage an existing replication group. If you are the creator of the replication group, you can also perform this procedure.