Checklist: Manage DFS Replication

Updated: October 16, 2013

Applies To: Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2012 R2

To manage DFS Replication, perform the following tasks:

Task Reference

Edit replication schedules or manually force replication.

Edit Replication Schedules and Bandwidth

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 view or manage replication groups that contain read-only replicated folders or members that are failover clusters, you must use the version of DFS Management that is included with Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Server 2012, or Windows Server 2008 R2.