How to configure DFS namespace in Windows Server 2012 R2

In this article, we’ll learn the steps to configure DFS namespace in Windows Server 2012 R2. In old post, we already learned the steps to install DFS. A DFS namespace is used for centralized management of all share folders in a domain. A single namespace consists of various share folders from different servers. For the end users, each namespace appears like a shared folder consists various nested folders and files.

Let’s understand more about the DFS Namespace

Let’s assume that you want to purchase Milk, Eggs, Bread and Butter and they all are available in different stores i.e. you need to go to all these individual stores. If a new stores open in your locality that offers all the above mentioned items at the same place then which store would you prefer?

Multiple stores that offers individual items or a single store that offers all the items. A single store that offers all the items.. correct???

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