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This article describes the improvements and issues that are fixed in this update for the Azure File Sync Agent (Preview Refresh 1) that's dated April 2018. Additionally, this article contains installation instructions for this release.

Improvements and issues that are fixed

  • Agent updates may hang if the cloud tiering filter driver does not unload.

  • Sync performance may decrease when syncing lots of files.

Note Update rollups for Azure File Sync Agent (Preview Refresh 1) are cumulative. This update includes all improvements and fixes that were included in the previous cumulative update.

More information about this update rollup

  • You must restart the server after you apply this update rollup.

  • This update is available for Windows Server 2012 R2 and Windows Server 2016 installations that have the Azure File Sync agent (Preview Refresh 1) installed.


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