JSI Tip 6422. You receive a 'the request is not supported' error when you try to create a second DFS domain root on a Windows 2003 Standard Edition server?

Jerold Schulman

March 9, 2003

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When you attempt to create a second DFS (Distributed File System) domain root on a Windows Server 2003 Standard Edition Server, or on a Windows Server 2003 Web Edition Server, you receive:

The following error occurred while creating DFS root server FQDN of server: The request is not supported.

Only the Windows Server 2003 Enterprise Server and Windows Server 2003 DatacenterServer support multiple DFS roots per computer.

If you don't want to upgrade, add multiple links off a single root.

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