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How to optimise the memory usage for Exchange server?

Posted on 2014-01-12
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This is using a single MS Exchange server 2010 for 30 mailboxes. Recently, the server seems to be slow down. I open the task manager, and found that almost 95% of the memory of 16 GB was used up. Altough CPU usage look okay, sometimes the server seems to be delay in response to the cursor. Just wondering how can I make the server response much better?

thanks,
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by:Suliman Abu Kharroub
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This is be design, Exchange mailbox uses as much memory as available.

below are a recommanded config for memory:
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd346700(v=exchg.141).aspx
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by:Stelian Stan
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Exchange is like SQL, it would use as much memory is available.
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by:Seth Simmons
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i would look at your i/o through performance monitor
as mentioned, exchange will use all the memory it has available to it, but there could be an i/o bottleneck causing slow performance
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by:MichaelBalack
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Hi all,

Sorry for the delay, as engaged with the final stage of the project.

Hi Nashim,

Thanks for the URL links, allow me to have some time to read through.
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Good
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