Solved

Maximum memory

Posted on 2002-04-02
4
308 Views
Last Modified: 2010-04-13
What is the maximum memory size that windows 2000 server can detect.
0
Comment
Question by:fadiwilliam
4 Comments
 
LVL 32

Accepted Solution

by:
jhance earned 10 total points
ID: 6913030
0
 
LVL 2

Expert Comment

by:xchange
ID: 6913095
Yes, jhance is right!

PS) If you want more, go for Advanced Server (goes up to 8GB).

---
Theo
0
 
LVL 5

Expert Comment

by:dcgames
ID: 6913193
Win2K Advanced and Datacenter versions support as up to 64GB depending on the OEM and several other pieces.

Win2K Advanced supports 4 Processors out-of-the box, but 8 processors if it's an Upgrade from NT (don't ask me why).

Win2K Datacenter will support up to 16 Processors out-of-the-box (clean install), but 32 if it's an Upgrade fron NT.

This is probably an licensing / OEM kind of thing, so it's subject to change.

32 Processors x 2GB = 64GB, so probably the answer is 2GB per processor?

Dave
0
 
LVL 17

Expert Comment

by:mikecr
ID: 6913351
A wee bit of bad news. I got off the phone with an engineer from Microsoft about 2 weeks ago because we were have a problem with Exchange and there is a little known fact that is not published in your documentation. Even though Windows 2000 can see 4Gbyte of memory, it can only use 2Gbyte of it before paging to disk. Advanced Server does support more, however you have to edit the boot.ini and add /3GB after the boot line so that it will use more.
0

Featured Post

U.S. Department of Agriculture and Acronis Access

With the new era of mobile computing, smartphones and tablets, wireless communications and cloud services, the USDA sought to take advantage of a mobilized workforce and the blurring lines between personal and corporate computing resources.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

NTFS file system has been developed by Microsoft that is widely used by Windows NT operating system and its advanced versions. It is the mostly used over FAT file system as it provides superior features like reliability, security, storage, efficienc…
A customer recently asked me about anti-malware and the different deployment options available for his business. Daily news about cyberattacks, zero-day vulnerabilities, and companies that suffered a security breach made him wonder if the endpoint a…
This Micro Tutorial will give you a basic overview how to record your screen with Microsoft Expression Encoder. This program is still free and open for the public to download. This will be demonstrated using Microsoft Expression Encoder 4.
In this video I am going to show you how to back up and restore Office 365 mailboxes using CodeTwo Backup for Office 365. Learn more about the tool used in this video here: http://www.codetwo.com/backup-for-office-365/ (http://www.codetwo.com/ba…

895 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

12 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now