IRP Stack Size

Posted on 2011-04-28
Last Modified: 2012-05-11
How do I increase the IRP Stack Size?

I am using Windows 2003 Server.
Question by:ben1211
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    Why do you want to increase IRPStackSize ? Do you have errors on accessing shares ?
    What is your server configuration ? Antivirus, ... ?

    Best Regards,
    Samuel LEFEBVRE
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    To set the IRPStackSize, please refer below article

    If it is not set then you can start with values 18 or 21.

    Author Comment

    so to set IRPStack Size, it needs to be done via the registry?

    A certain backup software requires these changes for better performance.
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    Yes you have to setup this parameter via the registry.
    You can make a backup of your registry subkey.

    Best Regards,
    Samuel LEFEBVRE

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