Resize partition on Windows SBS server 2003 with Partition Magic Server
We know Disk Management built in Windows server system can resize partitions, but it is not recommended, especially for server users, as it is not powerful enough and would cause data loss. Therefore, a flexible partition magic server tool to resize or manage partition on Windows SBS server will make the process much easier. We'd like to introduce you one of Partition Magic Server - Partition Magic Server to help you resize partition on Windows SBS server 2003.
IM-Magic Resizer Server Edition is a server partition magic manager specially designed for Windows Server 2000/2003/2008. Apart from resizing partitions on SBS server 2003, it can also perform basic to advanced partition operations on your SBS server 2003 without data loss, including Resize/Move partitions etc.
1. Launch Partition Magic Server, right click the data partition that behind the system partition, and choose Resize/Move to make free disk space for redistribution on Server 2003 disk.
2. Drag the partition rightwards to produce free disk space for redistribution
3. Resize/Move the system partition with the unallocated space. You will be extending server system partition here.
4. Click "Apply".
Some people try to find Partition Magic Server Free, but all third-party partition magic server software available is not free, while you can remove the disk from the server and connect it to PC, and then use the free PC edition to resize partition, if that does not trouble you a lot.
About Windows SBS Server 2003
Windows Small Business Server 2003 (SBS sever 2003) is an integrated server suite from Microsoft designed for running network infrastructure of small and medium enterprises, compared with previous SBS versions, SBS server 2003 is polished with better installation and deployment tools, simpler and more elegant management capabilities, and new features like backup and restore tools and security-related functionality. In this article, we will talk about its partition management - resize partition on Windows SBS server 2003 with Partition Magic Server.
"Low disk space" problem for Windows SBS server 2003
Running Windows SBS server 2003, have you ever met "Low disk space" problem in your Windows server 2003? SBS Windows Small Business Server administrators or support staff are familiar with such kind of warning, the problem comes with it is no free space to install new software, or the system running slowly to affect the SBS server's performance.
Actually, any partition may become insufficient in partition space with more programs installation or files storage, so how do you solve such kindly low space problem on your Windows SBS serve 2003?To clean the systems by deleting some old or unnecessary data like temporary files or browser caches in your SBS Server computer? I do not think it is a good idea, as temporary files or browser caches will come again and again. Or to backup and restore the SBS server system? Few people accept that time consuming process. Alternatively, it is much better to resize the partition on Windows SBS server 2003, which will make the process much easier.