Tag Archive for 'DISKPART'

Shrinking volumes

Sometimes, I find it useful to shrink volumes.  This happens about once every 2 or 3 years.  Since I do it so infrequently, I have to look it up every time. In my experience, while you can do it from the GUI, it isn’t always successful.  Also, I have not ever seen it work to […]

An online pack already exists…

Situation:  I have a 32bit file server running Windows Server 2003.  I have a new 2008 R2 (x64) file server running on Hyper-V.  Did I mention that the R2 server is on Clustered hosts? This is all simple.  Just drop the LUNs from the file server, give them to the cluster and assign them as […]

Replica disk threshold exceeded, or Recovery Point Volume threshold exceeded

Great! :(  Now what? Well, if you have a new DPM server and not a lot of protection groups created, and you haven’t been protecting anything much, you can just click on the link in the warning message that says “Allocate more disk space for replica…”  That pulls up a pretty window that looks like […]