Windows Server 2022

Install and Configure Data Deduplication on Windows Server 2022

This Windows Server 2022 Tutorial covers how to Install and Configure Data Deduplication on Windows Server 2022. Data Deduplication provides storing a single copy of identical data on the volume, it helps improve storage utilization. File and Storage Services is a Windows Server role that helps set up and manage one or more file servers.

Demo environment

  • Computer Name: server1.test.com
  • Operating System: Windows Server 2022 Datacenter
  • IP Address: 192.168.0.2

Table of Contents

  • Install Data Deduplication
  • Configure Data Deduplication

Install Data Deduplication

1. Open the Server Manager dashboard and click Add roles and features.

Install and Configure Data Deduplication on Windows Server 2022

2. Before you begin, click Next.

Install and Configure Data Deduplication on Windows Server 2022

3. In Select installation type, Select Role-based or feature-based installation and click Next.

Install and Configure Data Deduplication on Windows Server 2022

4. In Select Destination Server, select a Host to which you’d like to add services and click Next.

Install and Configure Data Deduplication on Windows Server 2022

5. Select server roles, Choose the Data Deduplication box from the server roles page.

Install and Configure Data Deduplication on Windows Server 2022

6. On the select features console, just click Next because we do not require any extra features at the moment.

Install and Configure Data Deduplication on Windows Server 2022

7. Confirm installation selections and click on Install to start the installation process.

Install and Configure Data Deduplication on Windows Server 2022

8. Click Close.

Install and Configure Data Deduplication on Windows Server 2022

Data Deduplication has been installed.

Configure Data Deduplication

9. Open the Server Manager dashboard and click File and Storage Services.

Install and Configure Data Deduplication on Windows Server 2022

10. Click on Volumes.

Install and Configure Data Deduplication on Windows Server 2022

11. Right click on the volume and select Configure Data Deduplication.

Install and Configure Data Deduplication on Windows Server 2022

12. Data Deduplication Disabled by default, Select General purpose file server.

Install and Configure Data Deduplication on Windows Server 2022

13. Configure Deduplicate files older than (in days) and Click Set Deduplication Schedule.

Install and Configure Data Deduplication on Windows Server 2022

14. Enable throughput optimization, configure Days of the week, start time, and Duration (in hours) and click OK.

Install and Configure Data Deduplication on Windows Server 2022

15. Click OK.

Install and Configure Data Deduplication on Windows Server 2022

16. Data Deduplication has been Configured, Verify the Data Deduplication status.

Install and Configure Data Deduplication on Windows Server 2022

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