Dfscmd Command In Windows Server 2008

This article defines how to use Dfscmd command in Windows Server 2008 operating system.
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Dfscmd tool is a window support tool. It provides extensive features for configuring and managing Distributed File System (DFS). This command is used for basic DFS tasks like creating links, adding and removing links target and viewing the namespace. The syntax used for Dfscmd in operating system is given below.


Dfscmd [options]

Parameters For Dfscmd

Parameter Description
/help Shows this message.
/map \\DFSname\DFSshare\path \\server\share\path [comment] [/restore] Creates a DFS folder and assigns the specified shared folder as the folder target.
/unmap \\DFSname\DFSshare\path Delete a DFS folder and removes all of its folder targets.
/add \\DFSname\DFSshare\path \\server\share\path [/restore] Used to adds a folder target to a DFS folder.
/remove \\DFSname\DFSshare\path \\server\share\path Removes a folder target from a DFS folder.
/view \\DFSname\DFSshare [/partial | /full | /batch || /batchrestore] View all the DFS folders in the DFS namespace.
/move \\DFSname\DFSshare\path1 \\DFSname\DFSshare\path2 [/force] Move a folder that is in the DFS to a different logical path.

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