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Server Storage Management in SBS 2008

A common support call with SBS 2003 was customers running out of space on their O/S partition and they needed to move data to a separate drive/partition in order to free up space. There were many components of SBS that would take up large amounts of hard drive space such as, Exchange databases, SharePoint databases, Users Shared Data, and any SQL based databases you may have (monitoring, WSUS etc…). In SBS 2003 to move this data was a cumbersome task.

However, there is great news for SBS 2008 with the introduction of Server Storage Management component of the SBS Console.

SBS 2008 Server Storage Management gives you the ability to monitor your disk usage for your main server data that is included with SBS 2008. Additionally SBS 2008 includes the following wizards to simplify the process of moving data between volumes

For more information read "Introducting Server Storage Management in SBS 2008"