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Distributed File System (Exam 70-642)

Which of the following are methods of monitoring DFS replication when using Windows Server 2008? (Choose three answers)

  1. DFS Replication Management Pack for MOM
  2. Dfsradmin.exe
  3. WSS 3.0
  4. DFS Management snap-in
A, B, D. Windows Server 2008 DFS replication can be monitored using MOM’s DFS replication management pack or by creating html files using the DFS console or command line tool.

With DFS replication in Windows 2008, Content Freshness can prevent a server that’s been offline for an extended period of time from overwriting current data with stale data.

DFS Replication replaces the File Replication Service (FRS) as the replication engine for replicating the AD DS SYSVOL folder in domains that use the Windows Server 2008 domain functional level.

Tip: RDC or Remote Differential Compression of DFS in Windows 2008 replicates only changes between members using minimal bandwidth.

Tech Reference: "TechNet: Distributed File System"

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