DFS-N: Namespace Server Health State Mapped from Metadata Monitor

  • ID:  Microsoft.Windows.FileServer.DFSN.6.2.RootTargetMetadataState
  • Description:  This object displays the health state of namespace servers, as found in the namespace metadata during discovery.
  • Target:  DFS Namespace Server (Windows Server 2012)
  • Enabled:  Yes

Operational States

Name State Description
HealthyState Success  
UnhealthyState Error  

Overridable Parameters

Parameter Name Default Value Description Override
IntervalSeconds 1800  
SyncTime    
TimeoutSeconds 300  

Run As Profiles

Name
Default

Monitor Knowledgebase

Summary

This object maps the state of a namespace server found during discovery to a health state.

Causes

This condition occurs if an administrator disables a namespace server.

Resolutions

Open an elevated command prompt on a computer running Windows Server 2008 R2 and then use the Dfsutil Property State Online \\<namespace> \\<namespace_server>\<share> command.

Note: To enable a namespace server, you must be a member of the Local Administrators group on the namespace server.

Verification

To verify that this issue is no longer present:

1. Open a command prompt window and then use the dfsutil root\\<namespace> command (on Windows Server 2003, use the dfsutil root\\<namespace> /view command) to check the state of the namespace.

2. Confirm that the state of the root is OK and that the states of all namespace servers are Online.

3. After you resolve the problem, in the Operations console, reset the health state of this monitor to Healthy.

External References
This monitor does not contain any external references.

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