Joe Sorenson wrote:Yes, it's possible but it can be messy. It would be better to make a> Hello, I need to expand the main partition that windows
> 2003 standard edition sits on, ie partition 0. I am using
> Raid 5 with striping. Is it possibile to backup some
> important files, format, expand the partition, put the
> files back, and have the server preserve the usernames,
> memberships, domain info etc? Is there a method that
full backup and restore it. Some backup programs have a disaster
recovery option that gives you a bootable CD and restores everything as
it was before.
I'd recommend expanding the partition with VolumeMagic> would prevent me from having to rejoin every member back
> to the domain? I was thinking that I should also know
> this for disaster recovery. I know that the SAM would
> need to be backed up and I know how to export Policys, I
> just don't know what else I would need. Is there a better
> way to do this?
(ServerMagic/PartitionMagic), PartitionExpert, or the like. Also, If
there's a particular folder that can be moved to give you more space
(e.g., "Program Files") You could move them onto another disk a create a
mount point over that folder.