GPO: disabled SMBv1

In this tutorial, I will walk you through how to disable SMBv1 support add-on using Group Policy. To disable full SMBv1 support, you must act on the two SMB components which are: The server who is the one who shares The client that allows the use of shared resources. Disabling by group policy is done …

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Hyper-V: store virtual machines on an SMB3 network share

Introduction In this tutorial, I will explain how to configure a network share on Windows Server to store virtual machines created on Hyper-V on it. Since Windows 2012, it is possible to store virtual machines created on Hyper-V on an SMB3 network share. This solution allows to use the available storage of a physical computer …

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BranchCache – Installation and Configuration

BranchCache mode

BranchCache is an extended WAN bandwidth optimization technology that is included in some editions of the Windows 10 and Windows Server 2016 operating systems, as well as in certain editions of Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012, Windows 8, Windows Server 2008 R2, and Windows 7. To optimize the bandwidth of a …

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Share a folder with Windows Server

shared folder created

Presentation In this tutorial, we will see a common task on a server, which is the folder share. There are several solutions to share a folder, in this tutorial we will see two possibilities: By the file explorer By the server manager Before starting to share a folder, we will make a point on the …

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