Install File Services content servers

Updated: October 7, 2009

Applies To: Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2

To deploy content servers that are running the File Services server role, you must install the BranchCache for network files role service of the File Services server role. In addition, you must enable hash publication on the server, and enable BranchCache on file shares according to your requirements.


During the configuration of the content server, you can allow BranchCache publication of content for all file shares or you can select a subset of file shares to publish.

See the following topics to deploy content servers.