BranchCache Overview, which is a topic in the BranchCache Design Guide, provides evaluation information about BranchCache, such as which operating systems support specific BranchCache features, BranchCache mode information, and the functionality provided
by individual aspects of BranchCache.
This design guide provides information about BranchCache in both distributed cache mode and hosted cache mode that assists you in determining the best way to deploy BranchCache on your network.
This deployment guide provides instructions on deploying BranchCache in both distributed cache mode and hosted cache mode, and allows you to deploy Hypertext Transfer protocol (HTTP), Background Intelligent Transfer Service (BITS), and Server
Message Block (SMB)-based content servers that are Web servers, application servers, and file servers, respectively.
Available in HTML format in the Windows Server® 2008 and Windows Server® 2008 R2 Technical Library:
This step-by-step guide provides instructions on how to deploy BranchCache in distributed cache mode in a test lab environment. To perform the steps in this guide, you need one computer that is running Windows Server 2008 R2 and three computers
that are running either Windows® 7 Enterprise or Windows® 7 Ultimate.
This step-by-step guide provides instructions on how to deploy BranchCache in hosted cache mode in a test lab environment. To perform the steps in this guide, you need two computers that are running Windows Server 2008 R2 and two computers that are running
either Windows® 7 Enterprise or Windows® 7 Ultimate.
The BranchCache Migration Guide demonstrates how to migrate a server that is using BranchCache capabilities to another computer running Windows Server 2008 R2. Migration involves moving current BranchCache content, content identifiers, and registry settings
from a source server to a destination server.
BranchCache Settings provides an overview of different BranchCache Group Policy, Local Computer Policy, and other settings that you can configure when deploying the technology.
BranchCache Troubleshooting provides information on how to verify and troubleshoot BranchCache functionality.
You can use commands in the Netsh BranchCache context to configure all aspects of BranchCache, including client and server components.
This document provides guidance to help organizations understand and manage the security of the Microsoft® BranchCache™ feature introduced in Windows Server® 2008 R2 and Windows® 7.
Available in Word format at the Microsoft Download Center: