How to Manage Data-Deduplication on Windows Server 2016

How to Manage Data-Deduplication on Windows Server 2016

How to Manage Data-Deduplication on Windows Server 2016

In this blog post, I’ll show you How to Manage Data-Deduplication on Windows Server 2016

Data-Deduplication In Windows Server 2016 allows an amazing disk space saving of 79% when enabled.

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This saving potential cannot be Ignored easily and should be used If possible to achieve great optimization and utilization of resources.

To get started, If you haven’t done so, Install the Data-Deduplication using PowerShell.

Add-WindowsFeature FS-Data-Deduplication
How to Manage Data-Deduplication on Windows Server 2016
How to Manage Data-Deduplication on Windows Server 2016
Enable-DedupVolume -Volume e: -UsageType Default

How to Manage Data-Deduplication on Windows Server 2016

Once Installed, You could view all cmdlets using the cmdlet below:

Get-Command -Module dedup*
Get-DedupStatus

How to Manage Data-Deduplication on Windows Server 2016

To start a manual Dedup Job run the line below using the Disk drive that was enabled for data-dedup

Start-DedupJob -Type Optimization -Volume e:

How to Manage Data-Deduplication on Windows Server 2016

To view saved storage space use

Get-DedupStatus

How to Manage Data-Deduplication on Windows Server 2016

To view actual dedup optimized details for a specific disk use

How to Manage Data-Deduplication on Windows Server 2016

To view Percentage saving use

Get-DedupStatus | fl

How to Manage Data-Deduplication on Windows Server 2016

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