Using Offline Files on DFS Shares / all shares are going offline!

What happend? You only made 1 DFS Target available offline, but all of the shares are offline when Slow Link is detected or the File Server is down. Consider the following Scenario: You configured a DFS Root in the \\Domain\Public the Targets are: Offline on the File Server \\Server_1;Nosync on the File Server \\Server_2;…


Which minimum Share & NTFS permissions do you need for the use of Offline Files and Folder Redirection in Windows 2008 / 2008 R2

In Microsoft Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2, as an administrator, you can share Folders which can be mapped as Network Drives on a Windows Vista or a Windows 7 Client. Also you can customize desktops by using Folder Redirection. Those mapped Drives you can make available offline by using the Offline Files…


TCP/IP Stack hardening in Operating Systems starting with Windows Vista

In Windows Server 2003 you could change the following TCP/IP parameters to harden the Stack against Syn Attacks. This protection has been accomplished by the TCP/IP stack in the following way by dropping new connection requests when the threshold values are met, regardless of how much system memory or CPU power available to the system….