Understanding the File Services role

In Windows Server 2019, the File Services role is automatically added (see Figure 6.19) upon completing the installation of an operating system. Does that surprise you? Maybe not, if you remember the fact that you have just installed a NOS on the server! As mentioned earlier, file services have always been essential network services. From simple file sharing to work folders or from DFS Namespaces to BranchCache for Network Files, it is all about the availability of the data and being able to be accessed anytime/anywhere:

Figure 6.19: File Services role in Windows Server 2019

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