deduplication RRS feed

  • Question

  • Hi,

    Is there any benefit enabling deduplication feature on mdt server 


    Monday, May 28, 2018 3:24 PM


  • Depends.

    MDT already provides disk space savings by only storing a single copy of a driver by default even when you import it multiple time. Deduplication comes into play when you make copies of your deployment shares (for example for testing purposes) or when you work with multiple large OS WIM files. For example, if you inject latest cumulative update into a WIM and import it into MDT, when Data Deduplication is used, only a few extra MBs will be used to store the new data instead of the entire file.


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    • Marked as answer by supportsib Thursday, May 31, 2018 1:07 AM
    Tuesday, May 29, 2018 6:19 AM