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File Server Resource Manager Won't Start on Windows 8 Server Developer Preview

    Question

  • When I try to open the FSRM with the local machine on the Windows Server Developer Edition I get the following:
    "You connected to '<SERVER NAME>' which is running Windows Server 2008 R2 or ealier."
    "In this pre-release version of Windows, File Server Resource Manager can manager only servers managing the same version of windows."

    Needless to say, I am running Window 8 and not 2008 R2.

    I am running in Hyper-V: "Hyper-V Manager; Microsoft Corporation; Version: 6.0.6001.18016"

    See below.

     

    Thanks in advance

    Charlie

     

    Tuesday, November 01, 2011 10:06 AM

Answers

  • I fixed it.  My server only had 512 MB of RAM. 

    When I increased it to 1024 MB the File Server Resource Manager works fine.

    Tuesday, November 01, 2011 11:39 AM