Release, get your version here: https://2pintsoftware.com/products/branchcache-monitor/
BCMon.exe /QueryV1CI <path>
You can use /DownloadCIFrom… to download a CI.
Troubleshooting BranchCache For ConfigMgr Environments
Here follows a few techniques you can use to troubleshoot, and verify, BranchCache functionality in a ConfigMgr environment.
But, lets start with a quick setup checklist for BranchCache, and then dive deeper:
BranchCache Setup Checklist
Testing Multiple Subnets for BranchCache support
This post is for testing if your network is correctly configured for BranchCache. Now, if you are already using our StifleR product, it’s agent already does that for you. So this post is for you who just want to get BranchCache operational using nothing but ConfigMgr and a bit of […]
In a ConfigMgr environment, when planning on removing remote distribution and replace them with BranchCache, there are quite many things to consider. For example, not all networks are suitable for the default BranchCache settings, and some networks are downright being blocked for it. To make things worse, it’s often you, the ConfigMgr admin, that have […]
The 12 BranchCache tips of ConfigMas
- Enable data deduplication on your content library. Dedup precalculates the hash (no hash = no P2P). Also means that you’ll get dedup savings over the wire because you’re using the dedup hash algorithm BEFORE P2P kicks in (you’re transferring already deduped content). If you distribute content from a deduped […]
The other day I was asked to clarify when to use which of the two hashing versions in BranchCache, so thought I would write it all down in one place for future reference.
To give a bit of background. BranchCache comes in two version; V1 that came with Windows 7/Vista and V2 that came with Windows […]
So over the weekend, there were some good questions from my coworker Ami’s husband, so I thought I would publish them in a kinda FAQ/rant way, hoping that it will benefit more people to understand the inner workings of BranchCache and how it integrates with file de-duplication that was incorporated in Windows Server 2012. Enjoy.
So recently there was a Twitter discussion that sparked my interest, it was about a very common scenario that we have been discussing with our customers over the last few years. The scenario is the following:
Customer with a large (or small) number of remote offices with SCCM Distribution Points in them currently.
They are […]
If you’re distributing content in your ConfigMgr environment, you should consider BranchCache. It’s a bandwidth optimization tool included in modern server and some versions of client operating systems. Simply put, BranchCache allows content to be copied over the wire once and cached locally for future use.