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1500 characters remaining DFS Root DFS Root

A DFS root MUST be in one of the following UNC path formats.

  • \\<ServerName>\<DFSName>

  • \\<DomainName>\<DFSName>

<ServerName > is the host name (as specified in section of a DFS root target (as specified in section of the DFS namespace; <DomainName> is the domain name of the domain that hosts the domain-based DFS namespace; and <DFSName> is the DFS namespace name. Stand-alone DFS namespaces MUST be referred to only by the first path format; domain-based DFS namespaces MUST be referred to in either format, although the second format is preferred.

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