How to determine free space on each fixed drive of server machine using SQL SERVER ? TIP #75

 

When you do  SQL Server maintenance one of important aspect is available space on server drive because your SQL SERVER data is dependent on space Smile.

Now what you need to do to get free space from each drive ?

Just create a simple job which run on daily basis which send you space report on daily basis.

This available space report help you to prepare yourself for next step.

The job will content a simple SQL statement which is

EXEC MASTER..xp_fixeddrives

When you run this command in your SQL Management Studio you will get a tabular result which have 2 columns which is drive & Free space in MB.

As shown in below figure

fixed_drive_space_by_Sql_server_indiandotnet

I hope this might help you somewhere.

Thanks & Enjoy!!!

RJ!!

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