DFS-R: Read-Only Mini-Filter Driver Loading Monitor

  • ID:  Microsoft.Windows.FileServer.DFSR.6.2.ReadOnlyFilterDriver.LoadedMonitor
  • Description:  This object monitors the DFS Replication service’s read-only mini-filter driver, and creates a Warning alert if it detects that the driver isn’t loaded.
  • Target:  Read-Only Mini-Filter Driver
  • Enabled:  Yes

Operational States

Name State Description
Running Success  
NotRunning Warning  

Overridable Parameters

Parameter Name Default Value Description Override
Alert only if service startup type is automatic false This may only be set to 'true' or 'false'. If set to 'false', then alerts will be triggered no matter what the startup type is set to. Default is 'true'.

Alert Details

Monitor State Message Priority Severity Auto Resolution
NotRunning (Warning) DFS-R: Read-Only Mini-Filter Driver Not Loaded Medium Warning Yes

Run As Profiles

Name
Default

Monitor Knowledgebase

Summary

This object monitors the DFS Replication service’s read-only mini-filter driver, and creates a Warning alert if it detects that the driver isn’t loaded.

Causes

An unhealthy state of this monitor indicates that the DFS Replication service’s read-only mini-filter driver is not loaded. This driver should be loaded at all times to enable the creation of read-only replicated folders.

Resolutions

Load the read-only mini-filter driver

To do so, open a command prompt window, and then type the following command, where <servername> is the Universal Naming Convention (UNC) path to the affected server:

sc <servername> start dfsro

Note: To start a service, you must be a member of the local Administrators group on the affected server.

Verification

This monitor automatically resets to a healthy state after this issue is resolved.

External References
This monitor does not contain any external references.

See Also for Windows Server File & iSCSI Services Management Pack


Downloads for Windows Server File & iSCSI Services Management Pack

AZURE OPTIMIZATION ASSESSMENT GET STARTED
MIGRATION TO AZURE GET STARTED
SYSTEM CENTER MIGRATION TO AZURE GET STARTED
MIGRATION TO AZURE FOR SQL AND WINDOWS 2008 GET STARTED