I ran across a strange problem the other day with DFS. I needed to override the referral ordering for a namespace server, but the change wouldn’t take. I got a status of Error during the Commit changes task. In the detail, it showed
Properties cannot be set on the namespace server \\SERVER.domain.local\Share. Access is denied.
This error must be uncommon, because all of the search results are for a similar but differently worded error about changing the properties of a folder and that issue’s resolutions don’t apply here.
I finally figured out the problem, and thought I’d share!Continue Reading »