Five ways to check your DFS-Namespaces (DFS-N) configuration with the DFSDIAG.EXE tool
Published Apr 10 2019 02:07 AM 6,191 Views
First published on TECHNET on Jul 16, 2009
Jose Barreto has a new blog post to help you understand how to use the DFSDIAG.EXE tool to check your DFS-Namespaces (DFS-N) configuration.

DFSDIAG, which was introduced in Windows Server 2008 and improved in Windows Server 2008 R2, has five types of checks:

  • Checking domain controller configuration
  • Checking site associations
  • Checking namespace server configuration
  • Checking individual namespace configuration and integrity
  • Checking referral responses

To see details on DFSDIAG and each one of these checks, read the full post at

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