ReFS (Resilient File System) supports sparse files RRS feed

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  • Hi,

    As you said, from the MSDN blog article, ReFS will not support "named streams, object IDs, short names, compression, file level encryption (EFS), user data transactions, sparse, hard-links, extended attributes, and quotas". See:

    Building the next generation file system for Windows: ReFS


    This article is updated in January. For your current situation, we do not have enough information to make sure it is a change or sparese files could just be created on FeFS but not work correctly. We may need to wait for further information and I will try to contact related department for your case. Thank you for your time.


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    Tuesday, September 11, 2012 7:59 AM