Panzura and Microsoft DFS

When using Microsoft DFS, best practice is to only use your local node. This article shows you how.

Panzura's cloud file system is fast is designed to give you a local experience, while your files are hosted in the cloud. But, there's a setting in your Microsoft Distributed File System that can slow you down.
 
By default, your DFS will try to use your local node but it's also configured to try other
available nodes. Because they're further away, that will impact your performance.
 
For optimal performance all the time, configure your DFS to exclude targets outside of
your local site. Here's how