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Enabling Remote Differential Compression

File synchronization feature relies on the Remote Differential Compression algorithm built-in in Windows. You need to enable it to ensure proper work of RavenFS.

Windows Server 2012

  1. Go to Server Manager.
  2. Open Add Roles and Features wizard.
  3. Select Remote Differential Compression feature and install it.
Figure 1: Enabling RDC on Windows Server 2012

Windows 8

  1. Open Control Panel.
  2. Go to Programs and Features and click on Turn Windows features on or off option.
  3. Check Remote Differential Compression API Support and click OK.
Figure 2: Enabling RDC on Windows 7 and 8