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Out of Drive Space

Posted on 2011-09-20
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This VMWare 4.1 VIRTUAL server is a microsoft server enterprise 2008 .  A database server.  It has 6 drives.
C:\OS
E:\Data
F:\Temp
S:\Database
T:\Database2
U:\Logs

the S: drive got full and our database shut down.  
I would like to monitor not only this servers's HD capacity but others.  Any suggestions how?  
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Question by:Robert3rd
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by:Netflo
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Hi,

You can configure a soft quote on the disks and then tell it to email you when it hits that quota. See the following links for further reading:

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd758761(WS.10).aspx

http://portal.sivarajan.com/2010/04/generate-email-alert-to-event-attach.html

Hope this helps.
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by:Robert3rd
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I am not finding the solution on this link.  is there a step by step instructions?
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by:Netflo
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If you use NetScaler you will want to see these guides. The NetScaler How To Guides show administrators how to get NetScaler up and configured by providing instructions for common scenarios and some not so common ones.

 

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by:Robert3rd
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This server has 6 disk drive partition.  The OS and the Database partition are what i want to watch.  this process doesnt seem specific to the partition.  
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by:sqlservr
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what exactly you want plz?
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by:Robert3rd
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NEW QUESTION.  I have What's Up Gold.  and I looked at the active monitor list and it didnt have any disk alerts options so i thougth it cant be configured to do so.  but in the permormance monitor there is a feature where i can setup an alert when a disk gets full.  It requires SNMP service to be turned on the server.  I did a test on a 2003 server and it seems to work.  On a 2008 server, how do i turn on the SNMP service?
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Install the SNMP service: http://www.itechtalk.com/thread1617.html
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by:Robert3rd
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thanks Netflo i got it installed.  I think i can take it from here.  thanks everyone
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