Service Details (Service Catalog)

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Service Name:

Distributed File System –


$0 Per Service Monthly

Brief Description:

Provide DFS namespace

Detailed Description:

Provides a virtual distributed name space to provide location transparency and redundancy to a backend file share.

Included Functionality:

DFS namespace provides the ability to load balance between file shares. A namespace also hides the name of the backend server hosting the share. Each unit will receive a namespace published to the domain. Each unit will be delegated control to create folders and targets within the published DFS namespace.

Technical Specifications:


Service Components:


Optional Components:


Authorized Customers:

All UCF departments or organizations.

Available Service Locations:



Faculty; Staff



Required Additional Services:

Service Unit:

CS&T Enterprise Systems and Operations

Service Owner:

IT Infrastructure

Service Number:

Signed SLA Required: