ToolTip: Dummy File Creator

A while back I wrote about how to create empty files using FSUTIL a windows build-in command line tool for managing FAT and NTFS file systems. Today I found a nice little free utility called Dummy File Creator created by Nikko Cheng. You can use the GUI version (dummy.exe) or if you want to include generating dummy files within a script you can use the command-line based version (DummyCMD.exe). Dummy File Creator can be downloaded Read More …

Create empty files using fsutil.exe

I am currently busy with testing BranchCache in a real world environment. I will share more about these tests in another post. Testing BranchCache does mainly consist of copying files over the WAN and monitor how the client cache is being populated and how other clients, that copy the same content from the remote BranchCache enabled server, utilize the distributed cache located on peer clients that reside within the same LAN segment. Before testing the Read More …