How to Edit the Quota Size of
the Staging Folder
DFS Replication uses staging folders as caches for each shared folder to
replicate new and changed files that are ready to be replicated from sending
members to receiving members. These files are stored under the local path of
the replicated folder in the DfsrPrivate\Staging folder.
||By default, the quota size of each staging folder is 4,096
MB, and the quota size of each Conflict and Deleted folder is 660 MB. The
size of each folder on a member is cumulative per volume, so if there are
multiple replicated folders on a member, DFS Replication creates multiple
staging and Conflict and Deleted folders, each with its own quota. If the
quota size is too small, the DFS may has an issue to replicate each other.
in this case, you may need to modify the quota size. To edit the quota size
or location of the staging folder and Conflict and Deleted folder in Windows
2008, please follow theses stpes:.
1.Click Start, point to Administrative Tools, and then click DFS Management.
2.In the console tree, under the Replication node, click the replication
group that contains the replicated folder with the quotas that you want to
3.In the details pane, on the Memberships tab, right-click the replicated
folder on the member with the quota that you want to edit, and then click
4.On the Staging tab, adjust the staging folder quota and path as necessary.
5.On the Advanced tab, adjust the Conflict and Deleted folder quota as
For Windows 2003 and 2000 server, you can modify the size
by running regedit. To increase the size of the staging area, change the
following registry setting to reflect the amount of space that is needed
(enter it in kilobytes). For example, if you need to replicate 1.2 gigabytes
(GB) of data, increase the staging areas of the inbound and outbound
partners to 1.5 GB to ensure that the staging areas can accommodate all data
to be replicated.
HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\Ntfrs\Parameters\Staging Space Limit
Data type: REG_DWORD
Range: 0x0 - 0xFFFFFFFF KB
Default value: Default= 0xA5000 (660000 KB = 660 MB)
For example, 1.5 GB = 16e360 (1500000 KB = 1.5 GB)
For additional information about FRS registry entries, click the article
number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
221111 (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/221111/EN-US/ ) Description of FRS
Entries in the Registry
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