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DFS, Files, Directories and Shares


DFS, Files, Directories and Shares

  • From the first e-Activity, examine the key benefits afforded to an organization that utilizes Distributed File System (DFS) technologies. Determine whether or not you believe DFS could be a viable option for file recovery purposes when an incident or a disaster occurs. Justify your response.
  • From the second e-Activity, select what you believe to be the two (2) most important best practices for shared folders in a Windows environment. Justify your response.



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A Distributed File System (DFS) is an application that allows clients to access and process data stored in the server as if it was on their own computer. It works under the client-server model and allows various users within the same network to have access to a shared network database (the file system). One of the key benefits of the DFS is the simultaneous access it offers to the clients. Everyone within the network is able to access and edit the file system at ease and from the comfort of their computers. At the…


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