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Tool for detecting existing DFS Junctions in file structure

Hi,

I am currently in the process of migrating our organisations file structure and data from Netware 6.5 over to AD. I have come to the point where I need to find out what existing DFS junctions we currently have floating about in eDirectory. I know where 90% of them are as we always tried to create junctions at the same level in the structure but there are a few that are buried a little deeper. Does anyone know whether their is a way of querying eDirectory or VLDB to find all the existing DFS Junctions?

Thanks in advance,
Neil
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westy182;2196284 wrote:
Hi,

I am currently in the process of migrating our organisations file structure and data from Netware 6.5 over to AD. I have come to the point where I need to find out what existing DFS junctions we currently have floating about in eDirectory. I know where 90% of them are as we always tried to create junctions at the same level in the structure but there are a few that are buried a little deeper. Does anyone know whether their is a way of querying eDirectory or VLDB to find all the existing DFS Junctions?

Thanks in advance,
Neil


My whodidit program can identify all junction files on a volume - Utilities for Managing Netware & AD by JRB Software

John
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johnbaird;2196560 wrote:
My whodidit program can identify all junction files on a volume - Utilities for Managing Netware & AD by JRB Software

John


Thanks for the reply John but my company are not going to let me spend any money on a netware tool when we are currently trying to remove the whole netware infrastructure from our business.
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On 17/05/2012 12:56, westy182 wrote:

> Thanks for the reply John but my company are not going to let me spend
> any money on a netware tool when we are currently trying to remove the
> whole netware infrastructure from our business.


I don't use Distributed File Services but after a little reading I
wonder whether you couldn't use ldapsearch to search the Organizations
and Organizational Units in your tree for the DFS-VLDB-Hosts attribute
which I think would identify the DFS Management Contexts and active VLDB
servers.

Once you have that you can then go to each active VLDB server and use
"vldb list" to list VLDB entries.

HTH.
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Hi Simon,
Thanks for the reply, we are running Netware and know what servers run the VLDB service. The VLDB list cmd does not return any information. As I understand the junction is a file that is stored on the NSS volume (well thats what it looks like in Console One) and that information is not stored in eDirectory or indeed in the VLDB database. I thought that the only information in the VLDB database are the volume IDs which are scanned for when a repair is done.

Thanks,
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