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Backup Exec not backing up DFS folders

Hi Everyone,

I recently set up a backup job for a newly created folder on our file server that was configured for DFS (Distributed File Syste).

I didn't notice at first because the job completes successfully, but when looking into it further the byte count is very small (always shows 1,800) so it doesn't seem to be working.

Does anyone know of any issue's or specific configurations that I'll need to apply to get this working properly?

I'm running Backup Exec 2010 on Windows Server 2003, soon to be moving to 2008 R2.

Any suggestions would be appreciated, thanks!


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I think this will

I think this will help



Have a look @ this KB

Have a look @ this KB article:-

How to backup the Windows Distributed File System (DFS) and File Replication Server (FRS) Data with Backup Exec  -