Distributed File System Replication And Backups

James Anderson discusses an interesting setting within Distributed File System Replication:

Ideas of a cmd job step (after the backup step) that renamed the .bak files to .BTFU started to form, but a quick search showed that there is a default filter on DFSR folders.

  • Files starting with ~ (temporary files created by programs like Word)

  • Files with .tmp extension

  • Files with a .bak extension.

Read on to learn what you can do to remove extension filters within DFSR.

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