Merging partitions in w2k3

Posted on 2006-04-13
Last Modified: 2010-04-18
Hi there,

I would like to know the best way to merge 2 partitions in w2k3 (C and D)  Its in a RAID config to mirror.  I have read other posts and can't seem to find a simple solution.  Can I use partition magic in w2k3?


Question by:guess18
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    I would make sure you have a good backup, then use Acronis Disk Director 10 for servers.

    That's the one that seems to be the most popular among the experts here...
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    by:Lee W, MVP
    Don't know what kind of simple solution you are expecting.  Doing such a merge is NOT a simple task.  Why do you need to merge the partitions?  how large is the C: drive now?  Typically a 10-12 GB C: drive is MORE THAN ENOUGH for 99 out of 100 (my estimate) of the servers out there.  If you configure it correctly so NO DATA lives on the C: drive, then the C: drive only contains the OS, application Program Files, and maybe some temp files.  Are you using SBS server or regular Server 2003?

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