FWIW, I chose to install on a fixed size VHD of 120 GB for my SBS 2k8 C:
drive. With most things moved off of C: using the wizards, I expect that to
be sufficient for a while.
"IanB" <IanB@newsgroup> wrote in message
> Come off the fence LW; suggest a number!
> "Lanwench [MVP - Exchange]" wrote:
>> IanB <IanB@newsgroup> wrote:
>> > I have done the 'homework' and understand that 80GB is a reasonable
>> > starting point for the C: drive for SBS 2008.
>> > If the C; drive also holds a VM structure and child SBS2008 and the
>> > SQL element is 80Gb still sufficient (for now).
>> Nope, I wouldn't say so! And I'm presuming you mean you're going to be
>> using VMWare to host SBS, SQL, etc - not that SBS2008 itself will be
>> VMWare and hosting VMs.
>> > I do recognise that historically the program files have grown and
>> > goodness only knows what size will be necessary if 5 year's time, but
>> > that is a risk we are all taking, I guess!
>> Hence you should overestimate. >>