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By chrisosara ·
Hi everyone,

Pls i want to know for sure if too many servers can slow down a network?

I am troubleshooting network with about 17 servers; about 7 are actual servers while the rest are desktops con servers.

Some of the servers are both runing windows 2003 standard & Enterprise editions while the others windows 2000 servers, 2 0f them has MS exchange 2007 installed,1 is is for Antivirus etc.
Thanks

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by LarryD4 In reply to Slow Network

Its not a question of having to many servers but what each server is doing and the bandwidth being used.

I am hoping you use intelligent switches and you can monitor bandwidth through each switch and port.

I would start monitoring bandwidth to see where your issue resides.

How are your severs setup on the netowrk. Do they use Gig switch ports, do you have dual nics being utilized in your servers?

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