Category Archives: Storage

Creating a BranchCache enabled CIFS share on Netapp

Branch Cache is a caching technology to help with performance when accessing file shares over a WAN. Netapp supports this technology and it can be used with compatible clients such as Windows 7 Enterprise and newer, and Server 2008r2 and newer Enable Branch Cache on a storage system Enable SMB 2.1: options cifs.smb2.enable on The command enables both SMB 2.0 and SMB 2.1.Enable BranchCache: options cifs.smb2_1.branch_cache.enable onOptional: Configure the time (in seconds) to keep an unused BranchCache Read more [...]