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First thats give little information.

Windows NT4 (SBS) server
Raid 1 ( think it raid 1 not t shore but it is and raid)

The problem is I am running out of harddrive space on the partion where exchange is located.
Now long time ago this server was both e-mail/fileserver but now we have an two server's one for e-mail and other for fileserver.
Now on this e-mail server there is a partion with G's of free space.  What I want to do is mearge two partions in to one.  I tryed to use PartionMagic but that will not run on a server.

And ideas?  (My boss don't mind paying for software)
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This one is from the same vendor as partition magic, but made for servers:
http://www.partitionmagic.com/volumemanager/

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by:huji
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Power Quest company has created a special version of PartitionMagic for servers, called ServerMagic.
I have worked with it, and it seems to be so easy to understand! Any how if you need more help with it I an help you more.
Link:
http://www.powerquest.com/servermagic/
http://www.online-computer-shop.co.uk/powerquest-server-magic-4-0-for-netware-cd.php
Wish I can help
 
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The only thing to add, that servermagic is for NetWare servers!
Volume manager is for NT servers, that must be the answer!
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by:LucF
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huji, servermagic is for Netware servers and davidhasbro uses winNT.
volumemanager is made for Windows servers.
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Sorry, I didn't see your last comment when I submitted my comment
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First I should explane that I am UK but this is rather confusing
There are 2 verions which I have found, which one should I go for?

VolumeManager - ( v. 2.0 ) - complete package - 1 server - STD - CD
Product code: PQVM001
£330.47
http://www.pcwb.com/servlets/Catalogue?id=(195911)

VolumeManager 2
Product code: PQSM009
£312.77
http://www.pcwb.com/servlets/Catalogue?id=(53385)
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As you can see on the second link you gave => "Formerly called ServerMagic for NT PowerQuest VolumeManager 2.0" So the second one has to be the newest version, I suggest you go for that one.
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You can buy the software from www.powerquest.com too!
 
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by:davidhasbro
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Well thank you all, the software is on order now.

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Glad to help.
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