File Services for Windows Server 2008 R2

Applies To: Windows Server 2008 R2


File Services is enhanced in Windows Server 2012. Explore the Evaluation Guide and download the Windows Server 2012 Trial.

The following topics are specific to File Services in Windows Server 2008 R2 in the TechNet Library. For information about File and Storage Services in Windows Server 2012, see File and Storage Services Overview; for information about Windows Server 2008, see File Services. For other file and storage services resources (such as community resources), see File and Storage Services on the Windows Server TechCenter.


For information about BranchCache functionality in Windows Server 2008 R2, see BranchCache for Windows Server 2008 R2. For information about Backup and Recovery functionality in Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows Server 2008, see Backup and Recovery.

Product Evaluation

Getting Started


Troubleshooting and Support

Additional resources

Use the following additional resources for information about File Services.