Configure SQL Server Alter for Low Disk Space

Summary

This article will show you how to configure alerts for low disk space on SQL server safely, you can use the solutions to solve the low space problems on your disk partitions.

Andrew Wright

10/08/2020

by Andrew Wright

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SQL Server 2012 Low Disk Space Alert

SQL server is one of the database management systems released by Microsoft, which can provide more reliable storage function. If your SQL server is about to run out of space, there might be a system crash, which may cause a disaster to your data, and your database management system. You can configure alter to avoid that, when the space is nearly run out space, you will get a e-mail alert telling you that the disk space is about to be run out. Then you can manage your disk partition space.

Configure SQL Server Low Disk Space Alert

Most SQL server systems don’t have database administrators tools, but you can also use partition manager to better resize the system drive and give you more space on the system drive to enable the computer perform better. Follow the steps bellow.

First, find “Database Mail”option. You can find “Management”> “SQL Server Logs”> “Database Mail”. right click it, choose “Configure Database Mail”.

If you first use it, you will need to select configuration task, just click “Set up data base mail by performing the following tasks”.

Next you can Add an SMTP account, type in your email address and set a password on the window.

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If you first use it, you will need to select configuration task, just click “Set up data base mail by performing the following tasks”.

Next you can Add an SMTP account, type in your email address and set a password on the window.

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Then you can confirm it and complete.

How to Solve SQL Server Alter for Low Disk Space

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First, you need to download IM-Magic Partition Resizer server on its website at IM-Magic , free download the server edition, install the program on your computer.

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Then run the program, find your system drive on the partition list, right click it, and choose to extend volume if you have unallocated space on your system.

Steps to resize your disk partition
Steps to resize your disk partition

If you don’t have unallocated space on your system, you need to shrink one partition first, then extend the system drive. You can also merge the partition with another.

You can drag the mouse to shrink or extend the size of partitions easily.

Steps to resize your disk partition
Steps to resize your disk partition

Then apply the changes, reboot the system, your system drive will be extended.

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