troubleshooting Question

Should I create multiple partitions on a 2003 Server with a single volume

Avatar of john_trembley
john_trembley asked on
2 Comments1 Solution337 ViewsLast Modified:
I am replacing my existing server with a new server that will function as a 2003 domain controller and 2003 Exchange server.  It came with two hard drives configured as a RAID 1 mirror.  This server supports only 15 users and will also contain data files.  I would like to create only 1 partition on the hard drives, because I then won't have to worry about running out of hard drive space on the C: anytime soon.  However, I have always been told to create a separate partition for the data.  Should I do this or is it OK to leave only 1 partition?  
Join the community to see this answer!
Join our exclusive community to see this answer & millions of others.
Unlock 1 Answer and 2 Comments.
Join the Community
Learn from the best

Network and collaborate with thousands of CTOs, CISOs, and IT Pros rooting for you and your success.

Andrew Hancock - VMware vExpert
See if this solution works for you by signing up for a 7 day free trial.
Unlock 1 Answer and 2 Comments.
Try for 7 days

”The time we save is the biggest benefit of E-E to our team. What could take multiple guys 2 hours or more each to find is accessed in around 15 minutes on Experts Exchange.

-Mike Kapnisakis, Warner Bros