?
Solved

Windows Server 2008

Posted on 2010-09-22
4
Medium Priority
?
880 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-10
We are looking for a small program to run to clean up the temp files from a windows 2008 Server.
It has a 30GB OS partition and we are trying to find what is eating up all the hard drive space.
I have ran across a couple options so far.
Install the Desktop Experience - this will enable the disk clean up utility like on windows xp

Install - http://www.stevengould.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=29&Itemid=223
I am not sure about this program
0
Comment
Question by:EazyWorks
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
4 Comments
 
LVL 13

Accepted Solution

by:
Gregory_V earned 2000 total points
ID: 33735450
Have you used anything like treesize to get an idea of what is using disk space today and compare it to treesize report at a later time when the drive fills again?

http://www.jam-software.com/freeware/index.shtml
0
 
LVL 3

Expert Comment

by:novaspoonman
ID: 33735603
Treesize free edition is still out there, and will analyze local disks only. Ccleaner is a program that performs routine temp file cleanup, etc.
0
 
LVL 8

Expert Comment

by:TSGITDept
ID: 33737146
Minor note but if you have Symantec Backup Exec installed the catalog files can eat up a LOT (many GB) of space.  You can relocate them or set it so they don't store things forever.
0
 

Author Comment

by:EazyWorks
ID: 33769433
Found the problem using tree size

hyberfil.sys

This file will be the same size as the amount of RAM you have installed. Disabling the hibernation using the command line.

powercfg.exe -h off
or
powercfg.exe /h off


http://connect.microsoft.com/WindowsServerFeedback/feedback/details/335940/disable-hibernation-on-windows-server-2008-by-default
0

Featured Post

Enterprise Mobility and BYOD For Dummies

Like “For Dummies” books, you can read this in whatever order you choose and learn about mobility and BYOD; and how to put a competitive mobile infrastructure in place. Developed for SMBs and large enterprises alike, you will find helpful use cases, planning, and implementation.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Citrix XenApp, Internet Explorer 11 set to Enterprise Mode and using central hosted sites.xml file.
After seeing many questions for JRNL_WRAP_ERROR for replication failure, I thought it would be useful to write this article.
This tutorial will give a an overview on how to deploy remote agents in Backup Exec 2012 to new servers. Click on the Backup Exec button in the upper left corner. From here, are global settings for the application such as connecting to a remote Back…
This tutorial will give a short introduction and overview of Backup Exec 2012 and how to navigate and perform basic functions. Click on the Backup Exec button in the upper left corner. From here, are global settings for the application such as conne…
Suggested Courses

752 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question