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Programatically detecting when WHS is "Balancing Storage" RRS feed

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    I've scanned briefly through the WHS DLLs and googled for "Balancing Storage" but I've not found anything yet on the subject.  Does anyone know of a way to determine when WHS is "balancing Storage" (i.e. API, registry, event, process, etc).

     

    Thanks

    Saturday, May 3, 2008 2:45 AM

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  • The information you're looking for isn't exposed through the WHS APIs, I'm afraid. "Balancing storage" can mean a number of things. One is that DEMigrator is busy creating/maintaining shadow files on secondary drives, but it could also mean that CHKDSK is being run, or any of a number of other things.

    Anyway, there's no WHS notification for the event.
    Saturday, May 3, 2008 3:12 AM
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