DFS-N: Namespace State Mapped from Metadata Monitor

  • ID:  Microsoft.Windows.FileServer.DFSN.Namespace.MetadataStateUnitMonitor
  • Description:  This object monitors the state of a namespace as represented in the namespace’s metadata, and maps the state to the namespace’s entity in Operations Manager.
  • Target:  DFS Namespace
  • 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 monitor enters the Critical condition if the specified namespace root has been disabled by a namespace administrator.

Causes

This monitor enters the Critical condition if the specified namespace root has been disabled by a namespace administrator.

Resolutions

Enable the namespace

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

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

Verification

To verify that this issue is no longer present, use the dfsutil root\\<namespace> command (on Windows Server 2003, use the dfsutil root\\<namespace>/view command) to check the state of the namespace. Confirm that the state of the root is OK and that the states of all namespace servers are Online.

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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