Using File Server Resource Manager

The File Server Resource Manager (FSRM) is installed as a role service of the File Services Role and is made up of three tools:

  • Storage Reports Management

  • Quota Management

  • File Screening Management

These tools allow administrators of Windows Server 2008 file servers to keep track of storage growth and usage, as well as create hard or soft policies limiting the amount and type of files that users can save in specific folders.

Note

In the SBS Console you can set the size of individual users’ shared folders. Other quotas you might want to set would be on public folders or central company resource folders.

Scheduling Storage Reports

FSRM supports reporting in Dynamic Hypertext Markup Language (DHTML), HTML, Extended Markup ...

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