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Windows Server 2000 User profile sizes

timb551
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Is there anyway of seeing how big user roaming profiles are using some sort of app?

thanks

Tim

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Hi timb551,

you can use Disk Usage from sysinternals

http://www.sysinternals.com/utilities/du.html

this is a command-line utility, I prefer it for its simplicity

Hope this helps!

Cesc

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timb551,

for a gui tool use Directory Sizes:

http://skyscraper.fortunecity.com/techie/842/#

Cesc

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timb551,

a more elaborate and free tool is windirstat

http://windirstat.sourceforge.net/

Cesc
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ill give them a go thanks.
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I'd be careful - most tools have permissions issues where if they don't have permission to access the file, they don't include it's size in their report.  I have tested a couple of such tools, but not the sysinternals tool (and he usually does things quite well), but the one tool I've found to work great is by Microsoft - DIRUSE
http://www.microsoft.com/windows2000/techinfo/reskit/tools/existing/diruse-o.asp
(works fine with NT4,2000,XP,2003)

To get a listing of profiles on a machine, locate the executable on a command prompt and run:
DIRUSE /, /* /M "%allusersprofile%\.."

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Commented:
Ok, thanks lee.

Im going onsite tomorrow and will test them then.

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Great tool thanks lee, my client was more keen to use that one cause its made by microsoft.
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