7) One of the offices just called where the user could not find a file. In a few clicks I logged in using a Windows 2012 console, and ran Effective search to locate the files in a recycle bin.
The search from a VM is much faster that local network PC that only have 1GB ethernet connection. The VM PC is accessing the NAS folders through a virtual switch, so it appears as a normal drive but is actually bypassing local network and accessing through the machines memory.
These results searched a 3TB volume in seconds ..!