Weird Distributed Filesystem behavior.

Discussion in 'OT Technology' started by deusexaethera, Dec 11, 2008.

  1. deusexaethera

    deusexaethera OT Supporter

    Jan 27, 2005
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    So I've got two file servers, one in each main office, and they use Windows DFS to synchronize with each other. But all of a sudden, they've started reacting to their own synchronization activities -- so if DFS copies a new file from Server A to Server B, it then gets deleted from Server A and re-copied from Server B to Server A, at which point it gets deleted from Server B and re-copied from Server A to Server B again, and so on. I tried resetting the sync caches, no good. I tried recreating the sync partnerships, still no good.

    Has anyone ever seen this before? Got any ideas how to make it stop? Basically my entire backup/synchronization setup has gone totally in the shitter until I can figure out how to make it behave again.

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