BranchCache – Installation and Configuration

Installing BranchCache on a file server

The following manipulations are to be done on the file server where the caching will be effective.

From the server manager, click Add Roles and Features 1 .
Server manager

When launching the wizard, click Next 1 .
Wizard add role

Choose the type of installation: 1 role or feature based installation and click Next 2 .
Select type installation

Select file server 1 and click Next 2 .
Select server

In the list of roles check the BranchCache 1 for Network Files box, which is in the Available File and Storage Services roles and click Next 2 .
Add feature BranchCache in file server

Skip the list of features by clicking Next 1 .
pass the features

Confirm the installation of BranchCache on the file server by clicking Install 1 .
Confirm the installation of BranchCache

Wait during the installation …
Wait while installing BranchCache Wait while installing BranchCache

When the installation is complete, click Close 1 .
BranchCache installation completed