Windows Server Deduplication: reclaim disk space after deleting files

Presentation On a Windows Server volume where deduplication is enabled, when deleting files, the recovered space is not necessarily available immediately. In this article we will see how to recover the space immediately. Recover disk space Open a PowerShell command prompt as an administrator and enter the following command: Adapt the letter of the Volume …

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MPIO: Enable Path Check

By default this feature value is not enabled, the paths are checked during a problem. Open a PowerShell command prompt and enter the following command to check the status of PathVerificationState: Get-MPIOSetting   To enable path checking, enter the following command: Set-MPIOSetting -NewPathVerificationState Enabled Restart the server to take account of the configuration.

Installing and Configuring Storage Spaces Direct (S2D) on 2 VMs

In this article, we will see how to set up Storage Spaces Direct under two VMs. S2D is the solution hyperconverged of Microcrost arrival with Windows Server 2016. I also took advantage of this lab to use Admin Center. Prerequisites Have a domain controller Two servers (VM) under Windows 2016 Datacenter with 4 disks dedicated …

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ISCSI target role

Aperçu du vdisk

The iSCSI target role turns your server into a storage array by creating virtual disks (vhdx) and presenting them to another server using the network. Prerequisites At least two servers: a target server, which will present the volume (s). an initiator server that will receive the volume (s). The target server must be on Windows …

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QNAP : volume configuration

Volume created

Introduction When provisioning a NAS, the first step is to create one or more volumes with the disks installed in it. NAS QNAP offers two types of volumes: Volume based on a pool of disks. Volume on raid disk group (static). Both types of volumes each have their advantage and disadvantage. Pooled volumes allow the …

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