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    DFS Operations Guide: Migrating from FRS to DFS Replication

    This document guides you through the process of migrating from File Replication Service (FRS) to Distributed File System (DFS) Replication.
    • Version:

      April 2010

      File Name:

      Migrating FRS to DFSR.doc

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      1.8 MB

        File Replication Service (FRS) is a technology originally introduced on Windows 2000 Server to replicate Distributed File System (DFS) folders and the SYSVOL folder on domain controllers. FRS was replaced in Windows Server 2008 R2 by DFS Replication for replicating DFS folders and for replicating the SYSVOL folder. This guide provides instructions for migrating replication from FRS to DFS Replication (for folders other than the SYSVOL folder).
    • Supported Operating System

      Windows Server 2008 R2

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