Windows 2000 Server Space

Hi All.
Can anyone suggest the mimimum amount of Free Space to be reserved on Windows 2000 Server wtih 50 users having their Profile on Primary Partition for the Server to Perform with its maximum Performance ??
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rhandelsCommented:
Hi,

If you mean how many spaced whould be used on the c drive, i would say try and keep up to 30% of free space. I don't have any papers to verify this, just a good feeling of experience...

The more you put on the c drive, the slower it gets. For the best possible performance, i would create multiple partitions if i where you and only install the operating system on the first partitions (and make it 5 Gb big).. Notheing else on the c drive, all extra programs or databases (e.g. Exchange or NTDS databases) on the d drive and all data and profiles and home dirs and so on on a sperate E drive...
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saito1Commented:

for 50 users 10GB would be enough. greater size would be better.
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rhandelsCommented:
Hi TLO,

I'd say points for me
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