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JSI Tip 2636. How do I move the Windows 2000 'NT File Replication Service' database and log files?

The NT File Replication Service database is located at %SystemRoot%\Ntfrs\Jet\Ntfrs.jdb and the logs are in the \Log subfolder at %SystemRoot%\Ntfrs\Jet\Log.

If you wish to relocate these objects:

1. Type net stop ntfrs at a CMD prompt.

2. Use Regedt32 to navigate to:


3. Double-click the Working Directory value name in the right hand pane and change the path in this REG_EXPAND_SZ data type
    to reflect the new path. The default is %SystemRoot%\Ntfrs.

4. Type net start ntfrs at a CMD prompt.

When the service starts, it creates a new folder tree with the Administrator and System account having Full Control:


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