Configure hash publication for BranchCache

Published: May 26, 2010

Applies To: Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2

You can use this procedure to enable hash publication for BranchCache using local computer Group Policy on Content-01.

Membership in Administrators, or equivalent is the minimum required to perform this procedure.

  1. Click Start, click Run, type mmc, and then press ENTER. The Microsoft Management Console (MMC) opens.

  2. In the MMC, on the File menu, click Add/Remove Snap-in. The Add or Remove Snap-ins dialog box opens.

  3. In Add or Remove Snap-ins, in Available snap-ins, double-click Group Policy Object Editor. The Group Policy Wizard opens with the Local Computer object selected. Click Finish, and then click OK.

  4. In the Local Group Policy Editor MMC, expand the following path: Computer Configuration, Administrative Templates, Network, Lanman Server. Click Lanman Server.

  5. In the details pane, double-click Hash Publication for BranchCache. The Hash Publication for BranchCache dialog box opens.

  6. In the Hash Publication for BranchCache dialog box, click Enabled.

  7. In Options, click Allow hash publication for all shared folder, and then click Allow hash publication for all shared folder.

  8. Click OK.

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