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I am running WSE2012 (not R2) as my home server and recently replaced LOTS of very old 4tb disks with new 12tb disks. I reorganized and greatly simplified my DrivePool structure from 7 down to just two now, but sadly realized after nearly getting everything right I REALLY wish I had slowed down to consider formatting the "F: - File History Backups" drives as 64k clusters instead of 4k. I use this pool to receive the Macrium Reflect images of each client pc each night - so the file sizes are always BIG. The pool curently consists of 2 12tb drives (4k cluster), 2 5tb (4k) and 2 8tb
So after many years of perfect reliability from my HP MediaSmart EX475 (WHS v1) it has finally started to die (randomly shuts off every few days with no error logging, and it's on a UPS). But the good news is I've now built myself a new ground-up server running Windows Server Essentials 2012 R2 with DrivePool and Scanner, and so far it's all looking good. Whilst checking through the WSE features I noted that the Pool Drive (virtual drive) had Previous Versions turned ON and the physical drives had it turned off. My understanding was that Previous Versions was not supported by DrivePool, p