Scheduled Disk Defragmenter for multiple drives on Server 2008 R2

As you may know, the default Disk Defragmenter utility built into the Server 2008 interface allows you to schedule a task for defragmenting disks.  However, the catch is that you can only create one scheduled task item using this interface.  This would work fine if you have less than a few drives that are not

By |2016-11-01T23:26:28-06:00May 17th, 2016|Categories: General, Servers, Storage|Tags: , , |1 Comment

How to get the volume GUID of a drive

Windows assigns each drive a Volume GUID for each drive in a computer.  For example, the C: drive might be \\?\Volume{9d573eb6-aa70-11e1-9b4f-0050563b9b3c}\. I wanted to setup a schedule to automatically defrag multiple 13 hard drives on a server.  The default task scheduler built into the Disk Defragmenter interface will only allow you setup one schedule item.

By |2016-11-02T04:41:42-06:00May 17th, 2016|Categories: Command Line - Windows, Storage|Tags: , |1 Comment
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