Applies To: Windows Server 2012, Windows 8

The dfsutil command manages DFS Namespaces, servers and clients. Dfsutil commands use the original Distributed File System terminology, with updated DFS Namespaces terminology provided as explanation for most commands.

For examples of how this command can be used, see Examples.


command </parameter> </param2>




Dfsutil Root

Displays,creates,removes,imports,exports namespace roots.

Dfsutil Link

Displays, creates, removes, or moves folders (links).

Dfsutil Target

Displays,create,remove folder target or namespace server.

Dfsutil Property

Displays or modifies a folder target or namespace server.

Dfsutil Client

Displays or modifies client information or registry keys.

Dfsutil Server

Displays or modifies namespace configuration.

Dfsutil Diag

Perform diagnostics or view dfsdirs/dfspath.

Dfsutil Domain

Displays all domain-based namespaces in a domain.

Dfsutil Cache

Displays or flushes the client cache.

Dfsutil oldcli

Use the Dfsutil /oldcli command to use of the original Dfsutil syntax.

Remarks &lt;optional section&gt;

If you specify an object (such as a namespace server) at the end of a command, most commands will display information about the object without requiring further parameters or commands. For example, when using the Dfsutil Root command, you can append a namespace root to the command to view information about the root.


<Here is where you put a detailed description of your example.>

This /is /the /example /of /calling /command /with /parameters

<Here is where you put a detailed description of another example.>

This /is /a:”different” /example

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