renaming DFS shares

Discussion in 'File Systems' started by TomD, Jun 27, 2005.

  1. TomD

    TomD Guest

    I am running DFS in a mixed 2000/2003 environment. The DFS root is on 2000
    advanced server, the links are on 2003 boxes. I am needing to change the name
    of a directory, but when attempting to do this I am getting an error stating
    "cannot rename, access is denied, make sure disk is not full or write
    protected, and that the file is not currently in use" I initially thought
    that disabling the links would allow me to do this, but still got message.
    Any ideas?

    TomD, Jun 27, 2005
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  2. This could be a red herring and not be anything to do with Dfs -then again,
    it might well be caused by Dfs. I'd stop the Dfs and Server services,
    rename the file, and then start them again.

    I would also, just to be sure, check the current open files, etc.
    Paul Williams [MVP], Jul 3, 2005
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  3. TomD

    TomD Guest

    thanks Paul...I'll be able to try your suggestion very soon, and will let you
    know results
    TomD, Jul 6, 2005
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