Re: Do Diskeeper 9 and Exchange 2003 Play nice?

  • From: "A. Michael Salim" <msalim@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: "[ExchangeList]" <exchangelist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 15 Sep 2005 11:50:45 -0400 (EDT)


> I have worked with Exchange for several years now and defraging the
> database was always a no-no.  Recently I was having a discussion
> concerning defraging SQL servers (Diskeeper does a wonderful job at that)
> with an acquaintance and he mentioned Executive Software’s claim that
> Diskeeper 9 can defrag an Exchange server without totally screwing it up.
> I’m wondering, have any of the folks here had any experience with
> Diskeeper 9 on an Exchange server?

Since Exchange 2003 provides tools to do just that (eseutil and isinteg) I
would hesitate to use anything else.  eseutil seems to do a pretty good
job on defragging.  isinteg is for more extreme situations.

best regards
Mike Salim.

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