Re: User Memory Quotas
From: Herb Martin (news_at_LearnQuick.com)
Date: Thu, 23 Dec 2004 02:23:19 -0600
"Roger Abell" <mvpNOSpam@asu.edu> wrote in message
> Also, the user right policy you have mentioned governs
> the ability to adjust quotas used the processor scheduling
> algorithms. AFAIK it is not involved in adjustment of
> memory usage.
There are rights involved in changing Working
Set -- which is the programmer term for the memory
allocation of a single process/program.
-- Herb Martin > -- > Roger Abell > Microsoft MVP (Windows Security) > MCSE (W2k3,W2k,Nt4) MCDBA > "Bodger" <email@example.com> wrote in message > news:firstname.lastname@example.org... > > User Memory Quotas > > > > We are trying to track down a problem that is plaguing us. It seems > > even though we have a ton of memory and large pagefile.sys our programs > > start to fail as if there is no memory in which to run. > > > > We think there might be a Quota on our User that we are hitting some > > maximum allowed memory quota. > > > > > http://www.microsoft.com/resources/documentation/WindowsServ/2003/standard/proddocs/en-us/Default.asp?url=/resources/documentation/WindowsServ/2003/standard/proddocs/en-us/541.asp > > > > We have allowed the user and administrator to adjust the quotas, but we > > cannot find out a way to query if a quota exists or how to set the > > quota itself. > > > > How do you find out if a quota exists? And how does one change it if > > it does exist? > > > > I cannot find any gui in our system that allows us to access it. Only > > a local policy that allows the user to change quotas. > > > > We are not a domain, only a workgroup of exactly one computer in a > > remote site. > > > > Details: > > > > We have Windows 2003 Server in a remote data center, it is a web server > > among other things. To support the services provided by the web > > server we run some home grown programs in a logged in user account > > running in the task bar. We have 4 gigs of memory (we rarely use over > > 700 megs) and 6 gigs of pagefile.sys. > > > > When our programs have been running for a long time the memory does > > creep up, but the total between them is no more then 100 megs. We run > > Active State Perl programs as well that come and go as necessary. > > > >