Checklist: Deploying TCP Chimney Offload

Updated: September 22, 2010

Applies To: Windows Server 2008 R2

To deploy TCP Chimney Offload, perform the tasks in this checklist in the order listed.

Some applications and features may have limited interoperability with TCP Chimney Offload. See TCP Chimney Offload Compatibility with Other Applications and Features for more information.


  Task Reference


Ensure that the physical network adapter supports TCP Chimney Offload and then enable TCP Chimney Offload for the adapter.

Enabling TCP Chimney Offload for a Physical Network Adapter


Use Netsh commands to set the operating system mode of TCP Chimney Offload to automatic (Server 2008 R2 only) or enabled.

Using Netsh Commands to Enable or Disable TCP Chimney Offload

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