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Quickly view Windows Server 2012 R2 Deduplication Savings

You can quickly view the Deduplication Status / Savings, on a volumes by using the following two PowerShell commands. “Get-DedupStatus” / “Get-DedupVolume”

Here is an example of Get-DedupStatus output:

 PS C:\Windows\system32> Get-DedupStatus

FreeSpace     SavedSpace     OptimizedFiles     InPolicyFiles     Volume
———          ———-           ————–           ————-        ——
473.56 GB     71.37 GB          27746                     27746                  D:

You can also use the following command to get even more info “Get-DedupStatus | fl”

Below is an example of the “Get-DedupVolume” command, again the following can be added for more info “| fl”

PS C:\Windows\system32> Get-DedupVolume

Enabled            UsageType          SavedSpace           SavingsRate          Volume
——-                ———                 ———-                 ———–              ——
True                   Default                 71.37 GB                49 %                      D: