DFS-N: Duplicate DFS Folders Rule

  • ID:  Microsoft.Windows.DfsNamespaceRole.DuplicateLinks
  • Description:  This object monitors for duplicate DFS folders (links).
  • Target:  DFS Namespaces Role Service
  • Enabled:  Yes

Overridable Parameters

Parameter Name Default Value Description Override
Priority 1  
Severity 1  

Run As Profiles

Name
Default

Alert Details

Message Priority Severity
Duplicate links in DFS Namespace Medium Warning

Rule Knowledgebase

Summary

This object monitors for duplicate DFS folders (links). It does so by looking for the presence of DfsSvc event 14547 in the System log of Event Viewer.

Causes

If a script attempts to create the same DFS folder in a domain-based namespace (Windows Server 2008 mode) at approximately the same time on different namespace servers, the DFS Namespace service could create two identically named folders.

Resolutions

To remove duplicate folders, you must be a member of the Domain Admins group in the domain in which the namespace exists. To remove duplicate folders, see the DFS Namespaces FAQ (http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=171023).

External References
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See Also for DFS Namespaces Monitoring Management Pack


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