Windows Server 2012 – File System Resiliency or Data Deduplication?

Windows 8 and Server 2012 come with a new file system (along side NTFS) called ReFS – Resilient File System.

I am in the process of setting up a Server 2012 as a file server for my organisation and came across a bit of a dilemma. Out of the two great features (both of which, by the way, would be awesome on a file server!) offered by Server 2012, I had to choose one.

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Windows Server 2012 File Share – Access Denied Error

Whilst configuring a Windows Server 2012 VM as a file server, I came across the very annoying Access denied error message when attempting to access a file share from my computer.

If you’re getting similar issues and have made sure your folder permissions are set correctly then see if the following helps you:

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