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We need to provide disk quota managment for specific folders. On our hosting server Windows Web Server edition is installed. It has not File Server role that is why I cannot use FIle Services Resource Manager.

Is there any alternative product (it would be great if it is opensource or freeware) which can perform the same task?

Best regards, Alexey Zakharov

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why not just upgrade to standard? If it's a hosted server the cost can't be that much more and the feature requirement should certainly justify it – Jim B May 15 '10 at 5:12
Jim B upgrade is money, also standard edition has other licence issues to be used as web server. – Alexey Zakharov May 15 '10 at 6:38

DO not use web server. MS' advice is that web server pulls the files over the network from a NAS location (like another server running windows standard). This is how I do it.

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We have no licences to other windows server editions. – Alexey Zakharov May 15 '10 at 6:39
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I found solution to the problem. In spite of the fact that Windows Web Server has no File Server Role it could install File Services Resource Manager as feature.

It is available in both Windows Web Server 2008 and Windows Web Server 2008 R2

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