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File server performance - disk drives overloaded with requests?

Posted on 2006-06-28
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One of my file servers is currently very slow for users accessing files.

I have been advised that the disk drives may be overloaded with requests.

how can I check if this is the case? Performance Monitor? - what would I look for?

Thanks,
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Well the First program that comes to mind is Samurize but it would take some config to set up.

http://www.computerperformance.co.uk/HealthCheck/Disk_Health.htm has some useful information

http://www.freedownloadscenter.com/Utilities/Disk_Maintenance_and_Repair_Utilities/Stellar_Smart___Monitor_Hard_Drive_Performance.html is another utility.
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