XADM: NTFS Compressed Volume Causes Store to Fail

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On a compressed NTFS partition, the Microsoft Exchange Server informationstore, may get corrupted when its size reaches about 4 gigabytes (GB). Thiscan cause failure of the information store.
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A compressed NTFS partition can adversely affect the Microsoft ExchangeServer by causing one or more of the following problems:

  • High CPU utilization.
  • Enumeration of large NTFS directory may take a long time.
  • Degradation of NTAS server with NTFS partition that includes many Files.
For additional information, please see the following articles in theMicrosoft Knowledge Base:
128447Enumeration of Large NTFS Directory Takes a Long Time

130839NTFS Performance Problem with Many Files

Article ID: 170009 - Last Review: 11/01/2013 22:38:00 - Revision: 4.0

Microsoft Exchange Server 5.5 Standard Edition, Microsoft Exchange 2000 Server Standard Edition

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