Page File on Windows 2008 x64 servers

Are there any guidlelines for Page Files on Windows 2008 x64 servers?
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Rajith EnchiparambilOffice 365 & Exchange ArchitectCommented:
Check this article http://support.microsoft.com/kb/889654

Though the title says for 2003 and XP, at the end of the document, it says it applies to all veriosn of 2008 as well.
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tigermattCommented:
After following the article linked above, you can determine the size you need the page file to be. I usually recommend setting a manual size on servers, because it stops the system from growing the page file too large too quickly.

If possible, try to move the page file off to its own separate disk. Separate partitions are no good - a completely separate disk is much better. For smaller servers with smaller page files, this approach isn't always viable, so leaving it on the System partition in smaller environments should be fine.

-tigermatt
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