Steps for Demonstrating BranchCache Hosted Cache Mode

Applies To: Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2

You can use the following topics to configure a BranchCache content file server, a hosted cache server, and two client computers. In addition, you can verify BranchCache functionality.

  1. Perform basic configuration of all computers

  2. Install and configure the BranchCache content file server

  3. Install and configure the hosted cache server

  4. Create and deploy a certificate

  5. Configure client computers

  6. Verify BranchCache functionality


The procedures in this guide do not include instructions for cases in which the User Account Control dialog box opens to request your permission to continue. If this dialog box opens while you are performing the procedures in this guide, and if the dialog box was opened in response to your actions, click Continue.