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Is there a tool that shows how much disk space clients are using?

I am a systems administrator at a game design studio. We use LOTS of disk space daily. We have ample disk space (4 1.09 terabyte arrays) but sometimes 10-20GB are used daily due to high resolution graphic files and game builds. I want to find a utility that will allow me to see who is using the space so I can police and patrol the network drives. Do you know of any?

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Veritas StorageCentral is one such product that provides quota management and reporting. You can learn more about it at http://www.veritas.com/Products/www?c=product&refId=48. A more modest solution is Advexsoft Disk Space Inspector, which you can learn about at http://www.advexsoft.com/faq/why_dsi.html.

This was first published in June 2004

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