A DFS namespace provides a virtual view of all shared folders on a network in an organization. It allows administrators to group shared folders on different servers and transparently attach them to one or more DFS namespaces. When a user views the namespace, the shared folders look like as if they reside on a single hard disk of a server. Users can navigate, copy or remove the data without knowing the server name which is hosting that shared folder or data,

What is a DFS Namespace

Karim Buzdar

About the Author: Karim Buzdar holds a degree in telecommunication engineering and holds several sysadmin certifications. As an IT engineer and technical author, he writes for various web sites. He blogs at LinuxWays.

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