In this Ask the Admin, Russell Smith looks at how Azure File Sync works and how to enable it in the Azure management portal.
I have known about Azure File Sync for quite a while under NDA and have been itching to start talking about it. It’s a killer service that an incredible number of businesses could benefit from.
Aidan Finn walks you through configuring a StorSimple appliance as a file server/NAS.
Aidan Finn shows us how to enable distributed BranchCache on a Microsoft Azure file server.
Learn how to quickly create and connect to Azure Files SMB shares all in one place using PowerShell.
Learn how to create a Distributed File System Namespace in Windows Server 2012 R2 in this tutorial by Russell Smith.
In this easy Ask an Admin, check out how to enable shadow copies in Windows Server 2012 to enable users to restore files using the Previous Versions tab.
In this Ask an Admin, Learn about file screening and how to block certain file types using the File Server Resource Manager (FSRM) in Windows Server 2012.
Learn how to use Server Manager in Windows Server 2012 R2 to set up a new file share with the help of this awesome Ask an Admin article!
In this Ask an Admin, learn more about advanced security scenarios in Windows Server 2012, and including configuration!
In pt. 3 of our series, learn to configure and deploy Central Access Policy rules and policies, and how to configure a WS2012 files server to use DAC.
Corrupted files a problem? Learn to force a spotfix offline repair using chkdsk in Windows Server 2012 and Windows 8 in this Ask an Admin.
With Windows Server 2012 and Win8 comes a new version of the SMB protocol. Learn to disable SMB 1.0 and configure SMB encryption in this easy Ask an Admin.