Windows Server 2016: Why the C drive of a server gets full while neither data nor heavy software are stored or installed in it,

jamalnuman

Well-Known Member
Windows Server 2016: Why the C drive of a server gets full while neither data nor heavy software are stored or installed in it,



I couldn’t figure out why the C drive of a server gets full while neither data nor heavy software are stored or installed in it as per the screenshots below


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Neemobeer

Principal Cybersecurity Architect
Staff member
You'll want to look at hidden / system files such as page files. These tend to take up a lot of space. 40GB for a system drive is adequate for basic infrastructure servers. Application servers typically will need more space.
 
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