Best Practices Analyzer for File Services

Updated: April 27, 2010

Applies To: Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012

When you are managing a Windows operating system, best practices are guidelines that are defined by experts as the ideal way, under normal circumstances, to configure a server. Although best practice violations, even critical ones, are not necessarily problematic, they indicate server configurations that can result in poor performance, poor reliability, unexpected conflicts, increased security risks, or other potential problems.

Topics in this section can help you bring File Services running on Windows Server® 2008 R2 into compliance with best practices. Content in this section is most valuable to administrators who have completed a Best Practices Analyzer scan of File Services, and who want information about how to interpret and resolve the scan results that identify areas of File Services that are noncompliant with best practices.

For more information about Best Practices Analyzer and scans, see Best Practices Analyzer.

More information about File Services

File Services provides technologies that help manage storage, enable file replication, manage shared folders, ensure fast file searching, and enable access for UNIX client computers.

For more information about File Services, see the File Services for Windows Server 2008 R2 page in the Windows Server 2008 R2 TechCenter.

See Also


Best Practices Analyzer for File Services: Configuration
Best Practices Analyzer for File Services: Operation
Best Practices Analyzer for File Services: Performance
Best Practices Analyzer for File Services: Security