how to increase free disk space threshold to alert in advanced.
Hi I would like to increase threshold value for all my server and workstation HARD DRIVE HDDto 5 GB so as ssoon as any of server or worksation reaches this threshold i get e mail saying low disk space... can some one help how to gloabally increase the low HDD threhold value. Thanks Imran immi_im@hotmail.com
June 18th, 2008 6:20pm

Hi Imran,1. In the SCE console, navigate to Authoring pane -> Management Pack Objects -> Monitors.2. Choose Scope "Windows Server 2003 Logical Disk", and in the right pane, expand to Target: Windows Server 2003 Logical Disk -> Entity Health -> Availability -> Logical Disk Availability & Logical Disk Free Space. You can verify the properties.3. Right-click on Logical Disk Free Space and choose Overrides -> Overrides the monitor -> For all objects for type: Windows Server 2003 Logical Disk.4. Override the corresponding parameters to the value you want. For example, you can modify the Error % Threshold for System Drivers from 10 to 20.5. Click Apply and OK.Note: These steps use Windows Server 2003 Operating System as an example. You should also repeat the steps for other Operating Systems, such as Windows XP, Windows 2000 server and etc, if you are supervising these machines.--------------------Regards,Eric Zhang
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June 20th, 2008 10:29am

Hi,As this thread has been quiet for a while, we assume that the issue has been resolved. At this time, we will mark it as Answered as the previous steps should be helpful for many similar scenarios.If the issue still persists and you want to return to this question, please reply this post directly so we will be notified to follow it up. You can also choose to unmark the answer as you wish.In addition, wed love to hear your feedback about the solution. By sharing your experience you can help other community members facing similar problems.Thanks!--------------------Regards,Eric Zhang
June 25th, 2008 1:14pm

Hi, immipathan I wonder if you have solved your problem. Assuming you have fixed, in case of who have the same problem. I think there is a better solution with step by step tutorial. I hope it will be helpful. How to increase disk space on Windows Server 2003/2008 both 32 bit and 64 bit: http://www.extend-partition.com/partition-windows-server/increase-disk-space-and-enlarge-c-drive-server.html
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March 17th, 2011 3:31pm

I have done the following steps in Eric's solution and am not seeing any alerts on my one server that has 100% drive space full. It is showing a fragmentations alert but nothing about drive space.
April 28th, 2011 4:43pm

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