DFS : installation and configuration – Distributed File System

Role installation

In PowerShell

1. Open a PowerShell command prompt as Administrator.

2. Enter the following command:

Get-WindowsFeature FS-DFS* | Install-WindowsFeature –IncludeManagementTools

3. Wait during the installation.

Installation en cours....

4. When the installation is complete, close the window.

Installation terminée

With the graphical interface

1. From the server manager, click Add Roles and Features 1 .

Gestionnaire de serveur

2. When launching the wizard, click the Next 1 button.

Assistant installation

3. Choose Role Based Installation or 1 Feature and click Next 2 .

Choix mode d'installation

4. Select server 1 then click Next 2 .

Choisir le serveur

5. Check the box for the DFS Namespace role 1 in File and Storage Services / File Services and iSCSI.

Choisir le rôle DFS

6. Validate by clicking features by clicking Add Features 1 .

Confirmer l'ajout

7. Optional: Check the DFS Replication 1 box if you plan to replicate the folder.

Option de réplication

8. Click Next 1 .

Passer à l etape suivante

9. Skip features by clicking Next 1.

Passer les fonctionnalités

10. Start the installation by clicking the Install 1 button.

Démarrer l'installation

11. Wait during the installation …

Patienter durant l'installation

12. The installation completed, exit the wizard by clicking Close 1 .

Fermer l'assistant

Role administration is done using the DFS Distributed File System Management console.

Accès à la console