Dan Stolts and Ned Pyle are back and in today’s episode as they discuss the ins and outs of DFSR (Distributed File System Replication) in Windows Server 2012 R2. Tune in as they go in depth on what it is, why its important and how to set it up.
- [1:56] What is Distributed File System Replication (DFSR) and how is it used?
- [3:52] How does DFSR handle heavy payloads after the initial build or rebuild of the dataset and what are the new database cloning capabilities?
- [16:01] How hard is it to setup DFSR and how is it done? Then once it is setup, what do we have to do to clone?
- [19:35] Is there a GUI to track progress? How do we know when the clone is complete?
- [21:45] Can schedules for replication be defined?
- [23:18] If I have a bunch of servers that I want to setup can it be automated easily?
- [24:32] Is there a way to track changes and see what was deleted and by whom?
- [27:57] If something does go wrong, (deletions, conflicts, etc) how do you deal with restores?
- [31:18] Anything else you would like to add?
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