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McRight asked
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Last Modified: 2010-03-18
i have a server installed with a 4 GB boot partition (with the system files) or the C: drive.
the disk is near the capacity, only few mb left.
the server is a w2k3 dc server with sp1 installed, exchange db files are on the second partiion D:
i want to change the raid5 config of 3 18GB drives to a mirror of 2 x72GB.
the intention is to keep the 2 partitions but with a greater boot partion of 16GB.

the server is the only dc in the domain
exchange is installed on the server too (i know it is not the m$ preferred solution)

what should i do best ?

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i would backup anything crucial   exchange etc. and rebuild completely, you run way to many risks trying to repartition and change your RAID config

i wouldnt even take the chance myself. it also gives you the oppurtunity to have exchange properly installed and a clean install of windows also

I agree. Rebuild. Too many things can go wrong here and it will be more trouble than its worth. Best bet is to rebuild.


none of the proposed solutions was intended to answer the question, but gave alternative solutions.
i prefer a question delete here.
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