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Microsoft SharePoint 2010 Unleashed by Michael Noel, Colin Spence

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Installing and Configuring RBS

Administrators can use the following procedure to install and configure the BLOB externalization in SharePoint 2010 using RBS and the RBS FILESTREAM provider. Each step in the following procedure is explained in detail:

  1. Enable FILESTREAM on SQL Server.
  2. Prepare the database, and create a BLOB store.
  3. Install the RBS client.
  4. Enable RBS using Windows PowerShell.
Enable FILESTREAM on SQL Server

Administrators must enable and configure FILESTREAM on the computer running SQL Server 2008 (RTM/R2) that hosts the SharePoint Server 2010 databases:

  1. Click Start, All Programs, Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2, Configuration Tools, SQL Server Configuration Manager.
  2. In the left panel of SQL Server Configuration Manger, click SQL ...

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