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  • How can I wipe free disk space in Linux

    In Linux, when one of our files is deleted, some content may still be left in the filesystem (unless it's overwritten by someone). I understand the wipe command can erase files but it's not erasing the free disk space I should have from those files. What can I do to achieve this?

    ITKE352,565 pointsBadges:
  • Quota Alerts for Windows Server 2003

    If you go over quota limits in Windows Server 2003, how is the alert handled?

    Acmepcs20 pointsBadges:
  • AS/400 System information into a file

    How can I retrieve system CPU, Memory, disk usage on AS/400 into a file?

    ten20081,150 pointsBadges:
  • Writing over unallocated disk space

    Is there a product that is available to write over unallocated disk space for an XP desktop? Would like to do so without jeopardizing data integrity of the existing FS. Intent is to fully "delete" data for security reasons; as a routine process.

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  • Mail storage database size problem in Exchange 2007 SP1

    I am using Exchange 2007 SP1 . I am having problem with mail storage database size. Actual size of all mails including deleted mails is 2.32GB . But the size of the mail storage database on the server is showing 7.89 GB. I used the command below to get the size of all mails and deleted items....

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  • Email Size Limit – Exchange 2007

    Hello, Please help me on setting up email size limit. I want to set no limit for outgoing messages and in-coming 25MB for all the users. I applied thses seetings in ServerConfiguration > Hub Transport > Transport Settings. Please explain step by step as I am quite new to Exchange 2007. Thanks...

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  • Exchange 2003 Server out of Disk Space

    I have an exchange server 2003 that has ran out of disk space. I have the .edb (62+gig) & the .stm (19+gig) on one drive (out of space). The log files on another drive. I can start the store but it wont stay mounted long no disk space. I have removed all other files off the drive and still out...

    Cbenson75 pointsBadges:
  • Installing Dell PERC 5E and Dell PowerVault MD1000 on Dell PowerEdge 2800

    I'm working on a Dell PowerEdge-2800 server running on Windows 2000 Server. At present there are 2 partitions C: for system & D: (600GB) for data on a PERC 4e/Di card configured as Raid-5. We are planning to install a PERC-5e card with Dell MD1000 external storage having two virtual disks of 1.8TB...

    SearchStorageATE215 pointsBadges:
  • How do I reduce the size of my Exchange 2003 Mdb files?

    How do I reduce the size of my Exchange 2003 Mdb files? I have deleted lots of email but these data files stay the same size.

    ITKE352,565 pointsBadges:
  • How could I expand the volumes and RAID groups to RAID5(6+1)?

    The case is the celerra is captive, that means no navisphere. We have two RAID Groups (4+1) and one Hot Spare. How could I expand the volumes and RAID groups to RAID5(6+1)

    Mohamed198325 pointsBadges:
  • AIX Error: B6267342, E86653C3

    Good day, May I know if anyone here knows how to solve our problem in one of our p servers? Here's what we've got in our errpt: B6267342 0725095414 P H hdisk36 DISK OPERATION ERROR E86653C3 0725095314 P H LVDD I/O ERROR DETECTED BY LVM B6267342 0725095314 P H hdisk36 DISK OPERATION ERROR B6267342...

    excellentrandy1,265 pointsBadges:
  • ActiveSync for Resource Mailbox

    Why can't I disable ActiveSync on resource mailboxes in Exchange 2010? I have tried through EMC and by running the PS command. Get the same error that this cannot be done on a resource type mailbox. Is there a workaround?

    Teri45 pointsBadges:
  • Avamar vs. TSM – an Avamar scale to a large enterprise datacenter environment?

    We're a large TSM shop. But we also have a large distributed environment where we've recently implemented EMC's Avamar backup solution.  We're now being asked to look at the TCO of replacing TSM with Avamar in our datacenter environment.  We're only looking at our VMware and NAS areas right...

    Phrikas10 pointsBadges:
  • Decrypt encrypted partition disk

    How do I decrypt an encrypted partition disk?

    SNAREBOI5 pointsBadges:
  • Hyper V 2012 and EMC VNX Thin provisioning

    We have an issue with our EMC VNX attached Hyper V 2012 LUNs that are thin provisoned (thru the VNX). This provisioning works fine until you have to expand a LUN or migrate it. Then the LUN size baloons to the real (non-thin) size. Has anyone else seen this problem? Is there a solution? This is...

    turmanator5 pointsBadges:
  • What’s the best way for on-disk database storage?

    I've been a software developer for the past several years (four to be exact) so I should be able to answer this question but I can't. My latest project involves having data only stored only a set of disks. The actual data is light-weight and the in-code with be in a class that only has a few...

    ITKE352,565 pointsBadges:
  • Spool file analysis: Calculate disk space

    Is there a way to Calculate the disk space I would get back if I use the TAATOOL cmd DLTOLDSPLF? I need to find the difference between using 90 days vs. 120 days in the command. I currently have one system that has the following information for spool files: 11/02/07 14:26:54 Display Spool Size -...

    Bruce Regis20 pointsBadges:
  • What does EMC recommend as best RAID group for RAID 6, (8+2)?

    What do EMC recommend as best practices for number of disks in a raid group for RAID 6, (8+2) with SATA drives with A CX3 Clariion array?

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  • Windows server 2008 disk space problem

    Hi. I have installed Windows 2008 server, and on this platform Forefront firewall. I have a problem: Disk C volume is 30 GB. When I looked up the properties of Disk C, there is 22 GB used space but when I looked up total folders volume on Disk C, all of the volume is 11 GB (Include hidden folders)....

    Eliyevelxan1,235 pointsBadges:
  • EMC virtual storage for Power 7

    The company I work for uses EMC for backups of all other servers in our company and wants to move our Power 7 (E4B - V7R1) backups off cartridge to virtual storage. My question is if you had to totally restore the Power 7 system can it be done from a virtual backup or would it still require a...

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