Clustered DFS Namespace Instance

Applies To: Windows Server 2008 R2

A clustered DFS namespace instance can be hosted by any node in the cluster at a given time, which can increase the availability of the DFS namespace.


The following is a list of all aspects that are part of this managed entity:

Name Description

DFS Namespace Resource Availability

A clustered DFS Namespace requires a clustered disk resource containing a shared folder or folders. If these resources are not online, the clustered DFS Namespace cannot function.

Failover Clustering