DFS Namespace Server Discovery Discovery

  • ID:  Microsoft.Windows.DFSNamespaceRootTargets.Discovery
  • Description:  This object discovers all namespace servers and their configuration data.
  • Target:  DFS Namespaces Role Service
  • Enabled:  Yes

Overridable Parameters

Parameter Name Default Value Description Override
Interval Seconds 36000  
Synchronization Time    
Windows 2003 Support tools path "%ProgramFiles%\Support Tools"  
Timeout Seconds 1800  

Run As Profiles

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Discovered Classes

Name Description
DFS Namespaces Role Service The DFS Namespaces role service enables you to group shared folders that are located on different servers into one or more logically structured namespaces.
DFS Service The DFS service implements DFS Namespaces functionality on a namespace server. The service is named DFS Namespace on computers running Windows Server 2008, and Distributed File System on computers running Windows Server 2003. It runs under the Local System context.
DFS Namespace Server AD DS Perspective Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) maintains all knowledge of domain-based namespaces.
DFS Namespace Server Namespace servers (root targets) are servers that host a DFS namespace.
DFS Namespace Root Directory The folder on a namespace server that stores the structure of a namespace. DFS folders are stored as reparse points in the NTFS file system.
Active Directory Site Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) sites represent segments of the network with local, high speed network connections.

Discovery Knowledgebase

Summary

This object discovers all namespace servers and their configuration data by running the dfsutil.exe command-line tool. It discovers stand-alone namespaces as well as domain-based namespaces and their Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) site information. It also discovers the local folder that acts as the root of the namespace (the root folder).

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See Also for DFS Namespaces Monitoring Management Pack


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