I am trying to find out the largest files and folders on Server 2003

Are there any free tols to discover where the majority of storage is being held up?
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lacrewgaCommented:
Download a program called Treesize... http://www.jam-software.com/freeware/index.shtml
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merowingerCommented:
This vbScript (.vbs) will loop trought each folder and will output a csv file with foldername and size, which can be opened with excel to sort...
strFolder="D:\"
nTabLevel=0
Set objFSO=CreateObject("Scripting.FileSystemObject")
Set objOutput = objFSO.CreateTextFile("D:\output.csv")
Set objFolder=objFSO.GetFolder(strFolder)
Call ProcessSubFolders(nTabLevel,objFolder)

Sub ProcessSubFolders(nTabLevel,objFolder)
   nTabLevel = nTabLevel +1

Set colSubs=objFolder.SubFolders
For Each folder In colSubs
    objOutput.Writeline folder &";" &FormatNumber(folder.size/1024,2)
    ProcessSubFolders ntabLevel,folder
Next

nTabLevel=nTabLevel-1
End Sub

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gurutcCommented:
Hi,

Another good tool is WinDirStat which is one of my favorites:

http://windirstat.info/

Good Luck,

- gurutc
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g000seCommented:
Hello,

I also use WinDirStat.  It has a GUI and it's intuitive.
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uescompCommented:
I would use what lacrewga recommended, it sorts out folders according to size and even gives a pie graph for where the most data is.  Treesize is a quick and easy program to use.
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gurutcCommented:
Hi,

Treesize or WinDirStat either one will do.  I think they're both the best options out there.  I like the fact that WinDirStat has versions for many platforms including linux.  But I'd never argue that one is better than the other.  It's a matter of preference.  But I use both.

Good Luck,
- gurutc
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firemanf29Commented:
Windows Server 2003 comes with the File Server Resource Manager and File Server Resource Management.  Go to Add/Remove and install them on your file server.  You can created scheduled reports that are emailled to you at whatever interval you want.
FSRM.jpg
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gurutcCommented:
Wow firemanf29!  Way to school me on something new.  That looks pretty good.

- gurutc
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NJComputerNetworksCommented:
JDisk report is a nice free tool too:  http://www.jgoodies.com/freeware/jdiskreport/index.html
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paulms53Commented:
TreeSize Professional  http://www.jam-software.com/treesize/
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lacrewgaCommented:
Incidentally, Treesize free will work on server if you check each partition separately. Do not try on mapped drives.
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manelson05Author Commented:
Awesoe script, worked perfectly!

Thank you
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