setting up new servers
Posted on 2008-06-19
Hi, I just got hired into a company that has 1 server which is there Windows 2003 DC, Exchange 2003, file Server, print server, anti-virus server, and oh yeah Terminal Server.
its a dell pe 2800.
Current C:\ has only 2 GB left on it,
Processor was just replaced the other day, server was down for 1.5 days waiting for Dell to come in and replace processor.
Company has only 20 employees, but its a 100% uptime company with over 2500 objects in its AD (external contacts, and mailing lists )
I am looking into another server to purchase additional server or servers for them,
Dont know how to go abouts it
the current server is 2 yrs old. and its only got 2 hard drives in a RAID 1 - Icalled Dell, they said I will have to re-do the server and raid to get the C:\drive more space or use 3rd party s/w which is not 100% effective
I am not sure if they need server clustering, or should I just get another server and migrate Exchange to it, and leave the current server as he file server and remove the Backup Exec and antivirus s/w to free up more space on the c:\drrive