Server 2003

Can W3SVC1 log files be deleted? Yes.


I recently came across an issue with a few of our servers where they were running out of space, with no real apparent reason. I performed a disc scan, and found about 30 GIGAGBYTES in W3SVC1 log files on the server, and not knowing what they were really used for, looked into them. I was wondering, can W3SVC1 log files ... Read More »

Clear temporary files from all users on terminal server


Is your terminal server (or computer) starting to fill up on space? If so, clearing out your temp files could potentially clear up a ton of space! There are multiple ways of doing this, but if you have multiple users on your server that use the internet/server regularly, a program called ICSWEEP is perfect for you. It only takes a ... Read More »

Unable to edit the hosts file

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Are you unable to edit the hosts file in C:WindowsSystem32Driversetc ? Does it say messages such as: You don’t have permission to save in this location. Contact the administrator to obtain permission. Would you like to save in My Documents folder instead? Access to WindowsSystem32Driversetc hosts was denied Cannot create the WindowsSystem32Driversetc hosts file. Make sure that the path and file name ... Read More »

Increasing the Exchange 2003 Mailbox Database Size limit

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“rIs your Exchange 2003 Server at its limit for Mailbox space? The standard database size limit for Microsoft Exchange 2003 is 18 gigabytes (this went up from 16 gigabytes). However, most companies running Exchange 2003 are encountering their 18 gigabyte limit. At that point, most companies will upgrade their Exchange Server to Exchange 2007 or 2010. But if you either ... Read More »