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Recovery from accidentally root DFS deletion

Someone from 1st line support had accidently deleted one of the root DFS. This caused an outage which prevent all users from accessing their home drives and group folder areas (because they all referred to that root DFS).

We have tried to restore DFS root from a backup copy of our DfsUtil XML dump. However, due an orphaned (decommissioned, we only found out later) server in the DFS metadata, the restore was unsuccessful. Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted by on March 22, 2012 in Windows