SBS 2008 needs more hd space on C

Posted on 2012-09-11
Last Modified: 2012-09-12
I have a 500gb RAID 5  where C partition is 235gb and E partition is 230gb. Is there a simple, bullet proof way to shink E and grow C?  I need about 50GB more on C and E has plenty to give up.
Question by:wfcrr
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    that is a really interesting article...I sent it to my IT guy, I am too chicken to tinker that level myself, but sounds promising
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    by:Alan Hardisty
    :) - Fair enough.

    It is mostly straight forward.  The blog article I wrote is a little more involved but on the server I looked at, which had a 74Gb drive, it freed up 24Gb by changing the Sharepoint Reporting SQL Database!

    I would imagine after tidying up that you will have your 50Gb free space back happily, if not more.

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    by:Rob Williams
    Some additional items and viewing hidden items like 30GB of baby pictures in the users redirected my documents folder are covered in the following link.
    "Missing SBS 2008/2011 drive space"
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    235gb on C: and you want more? :) Normally 50GB-70GB considered to be ok for system partition. Do you have Exchange database on this drive? If yes then move it as its logs take pretty much space.

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