WP - Junk loaded on the File Server

Discussion in 'File Systems' started by WILDPACKET, Mar 18, 2008.



    whats the best way to manage disk space on a file server? My users are
    dumping loads of crapy data on the file server ..especially PST files. How
    do you guys manage this, we dont even have quota's in place?
    WILDPACKET, Mar 18, 2008
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  2. Hello,

    You might find more help at microsoft.public.storage or
    microsoft.public.windows.server.general. This is a Distributed File Systems
    group, we don’t have many File server admins hanging out here :)

    Anyway, if you have WS2003 R2 or 2008, you might want to use File Server
    Resource Manager to manage the files stored in servers. You can also forbid
    certain files to be stored (for instance, the PPT files):

    Hope it helps,
    Malu Menezes [MSFT], Apr 3, 2008
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