Jul 26

create DFS for sharedcache

first sept for the creation of a DFS is to go  on server manager and select on the right side pane the “Roles” node.

In the right side pane click on the “Add Roles” button just like in the picture.1

On the first screen click “Next”

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Select from the list by checking the box for “File Services”

Click “Next”

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Click “Next”

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Select the following “Role Services”

Checkbox ticked for :

“File Server”

“DFS Namespaces”

Click “Next”

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Tick the box for “Create a namespace now, using the wizard”

Wright in the box for the namespace name: “AppV”

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Tick the box for “Stand-alone namespace”

The naming for Lille VDI is the following  \\sharename\Appv

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In the next screen click on “Add” button

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Select a folder target – click browse

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Click Browse again.

Browse through the lille domain and select the file share

Click on “Show Shared Folders”

Select the first folder “Appv1

Click “OK”

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Click ok on this screen.

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Click “Next” on the screen.

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Click “Install” and wait for the installation to finish.

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Expand in  server manager the following nodes.  File Services-DFS Management – Namespaces

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Right click on the  SharedCache  Select “Add Folder Target” from the drop down list

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IN the Path to folder – select the path .Click ok

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Now the namespace should point to two folder targets

\\\appv1 and \\appv2

The administrator can move the target from one location to another for the sharedcache updates.

The default enabled location is \\appv1

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