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    Disk Space Monitoring

    This has probably been asked before but I can't seem to find it.

    Just looked at our file server and its hitting the red (Just) is there a piece of software I can use to see what/whose file is using the most space? I have seen this been done before but can't remember what the software was called

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    Once you have cleared space you could try

    Serio IT Service View - Server Monitoring Software | ITIL Availability Management Software

    Got it running on all my Schools servers to warn me when a drive is close to filling up

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    Yeah, tree size or DIR stats..

    We were just discussing this the other day as we used to have Novell Netware which had a nifty built in disk useage tool...

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    Another advantage of tree size is that it looks intimidatingly complex and anyone coming into your office and seeing it will (occasionally) choose not to interrupt you.

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    I have always liked WindirStat. Freeware tool, which does much the same as the TreeSize Util mentioned above, but also gives you a visual map of what's being used. At a galnce you can see wopping great files etc...

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    another vote for windirstat.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Modey View Post
    I have always liked WindirStat. Freeware tool, which does much the same as the TreeSize Util mentioned above, but also gives you a visual map of what's being used. At a galnce you can see wopping great files etc...

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    That'd be the one I was thinking of actually, not treesize, for looking suitably complex and god-of-the-LAN-like...

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    I did use it but it's ability to pull out reports seemed a bit limited. Had other better functions than TS though.

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    File Server Resource Manager should be able to do what you need? It's a feature of the File Server Role, and thus free.
    The Basics of Windows Server 2008 FSRM (File Server Resource Manager) - Jose Barreto&#39s Blog - Site Home - TechNet Blogs

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    I use spiceworks it will email you an error if it gets too full.

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