Hello, Can I enquire what type of maintenance do you action or should action on your mailbox databases. Our databases are 200GB in size and our users love email where sometimes disk space can go quite quickly. We use to schedule 6 – 9 monthly offline defrag, integrity & consistency checks of the databases but [...]
Answer Question | November 4, 2011 2:27 PM
Defragmentation, Exchange 2007, Exchange 2007 databases, Exchange database, Exchange database defragmentation, Storage
Is it possible to defragment Windows 7 using idle processing time?
Answer Question | March 31, 2012 6:17 PM
Defragmentation, Windows 7, Windows 7 Administration, Windows 7 deployment
When does a hard drive on a hardly used Windows 2003 server need to be de-fragmented? The server is a file server and has files written and removed from it several times a week and is accessed by ~25 users. Can we set an alert when we hit a hard fragmentation level?
Answer Question | February 1, 2012 7:20 PM
Defragmentation, File Server, HARD drive, Hard drive repair, Windows Server 2003
Can we schedule defrags and chkdisks across our datacenters on a central schedule using a central server? What software will allow for this?
Answer Question | February 1, 2012 6:29 PM
CHKDSK, Data Center management, Data center operations, Defrag, Defragmentation, Scheduled Tasks
Can I query several active directory desktops and see fragmentation levels and possibly schedule it to defragment?
Answer Question | February 1, 2012 3:57 PM
Defragmentation, Windows 7, Windows Defragmentation, Windows Server 2003
I defragmented my hard drive and now I can not boot into Windows server 2003. I am being told my NTDLR is missing. What can I do?
Answer Question | February 1, 2012 8:35 PM
Boot failure, Defragmentation, Hard drive failure, Hard drives, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 error messages
Can I set a server to defragment when the cpu drops to <5% for more than 10 minutes? Windows Server 2003.
Answer Question | February 1, 2012 5:15 PM
CPU, CPU overload, Defragmentation, Windows Server, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server Management
Is there any way to kick off a defrag on windows 7 workstations when they reach a threshold of fragmentation? Can this be done on servers and xp laptops as well?
Answer Question | February 1, 2012 2:18 PM
Defragmentation, Windows 7, Windows 7 in 2010, Windows Defragmentation, Windows XP
What sort of defragmentation schedule should I have on my Windows Vista desktop computer? It has been slow lately and I want to automate it via scheduled tasks. Can this be done easily?
Answer Question | August 10, 2010 8:57 PM
Defragmentation, Windows desktop, Windows Vista, Windows Vista deployment, Windows Vista performance, Windows Vista troubleshooting
What maintenance needs to be run on Windows 7 machines? We have 200 machines running on a 2008 AD network. What tasks should we be running? Do we need to defragment and check disk?
Answer Question | July 21, 2010 4:28 PM
Active Directory 2008, Defragmentation, Windows 7, Windows 7 in 2010, Windows 7 support, Windows management
I was in a meeting the other day talking about our VMWare implementation and one of our Windows engineers brought up a comment that I wanted to throw out to everyone. He was told by a VMWare engineer that if you run Windows defragmenation on the virtual server while also are using de-duplication on the [...]
Answer Question | July 29, 2010 8:12 PM
Deduplication, Defragmentation, Storage in 2010, VMware
Hello, We currently have CCR implemented in our environment and were also using SCOM. We recently received the following SCOM alert for our CCR setup. Error: ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Alert: Logical Disk Fragmentation Level is high Source: M: Alert description: The disk M: (M:) on computer albexmbx5.exec.chamber.state.ny.us has high fragmentation level. File Percent Fragmentation value is [...]
Answer Question | January 8, 2010 7:48 PM
CCR, Defragmentation, Exchange 2007, Exchange CCR, Exchange defragmentation
About how long would a server take to defragment using Eseutil utility. The server has a Intel Xeon 2.33GHz CPU, 2Gb of ram, 100Gb HD and the DB is 22Gb.
Answer Question | February 1, 2012 3:37 PM
Add new tag, Defragmentation, Eseutil utility, Exchange 2003, Exchange defragmentation
I am noticing that our QDLS IFS network drive is growing at a rate of 5gb a day. Is there an way to perform a “Defrag” to the IFS besides IPL.
Answer Question | February 1, 2012 3:22 PM
Defragmentation, QDLS, QDLS size
What would cause my C drive not to fully defrag when I run the scan?
Answer Question | February 1, 2012 7:27 PM
Defragmentation, Disk defragmentation, Hard drives, Windows XP
What happens during offline defrag to exchange 2003 email messages? Where do they go & do they return after defrag?
Answer Question | February 1, 2012 4:32 PM
Defragmentation, Exchange 2003
I have a server with C, D, E and F partition. Exchange is installed on D, Logs files on E and the DB on F. I tried offline defrag on one storage group on F. However, the defrag failed because the Temp file was created on the D where there is no enough space. How [...]
Answer Question | February 1, 2012 2:57 PM
Defragmentation, Exchange database defragmentation, Exchange databases
Is there a way to set network computers to defrag at a specified time through group policy?
Answer Question | February 1, 2012 12:09 PM
Defragmentation, Group Policy
I’m currently running a Win 2K3 SBS Exchange server with 3GB memory. Over the last few months I have received errors in the event viewer regard virtual memory fragmentation. The VM increases to about 6GB. I restart the Exchange services, this releases the memory used. About 700mb of physical memory is used by store.exe and [...]
Answer Question | June 11, 2008 1:13 PM
Defragmentation, Exchange Server, SBS, SBS 2003, Virtual memory, Windows Server 2003
How often should I defragment my storage server? I do it once a year, it that often enough?
Answer Question | February 1, 2012 11:58 PM
Defragment, Defragmentation, Storage