Server Storage Alerts

We are in the process of merging two separate infrastructures / networks / IT Staffs.  

After reviewing basic server specs we noticed both networks are inconsistent in the manner in which they deploy Windows servers.  I would like to start by standardizing storage alerts/warnings so systems administration / management of servers is consistent across both environments.

Are there any best practices or recommendations for storage/capacity alerts based on server type?  Basically I am looking for a starting point so we can begin to tweak the alerts for our environment(s).


Ex. File Server Disk Usage exceeds 85%
Ex. Domain Controller Disk Usage exceeds 95%

Example Server Types:
File Server (Shares)
File Server (Profiles)
Exchange Client Access / Hub Transport
Exchange Mailbox Database
Domain Controllers
Citrix XenApp Servers
SQL Server
Application Server (Document Management)
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David Johnson, CD, MVPOwnerCommented:
you should always have 10% free space (error report) and 15% free (warning)

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