Tuning DFS Namespaces

Applies to: Windows Server 2022, Windows Server 2019, Windows Server 2016, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008

After creating a namespace and adding folders and targets, refer to the following sections to tune or optimize the way DFS Namespace handles referrals and polls Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) for updated namespace data:


To search for folders or folder targets, select a namespace, click the Search tab, type your search string in the text box, and then click Search.