Exchange 2013 – Set Page file size via PS


The page file size minimum and maximum must be set to physical RAM plus 10 MB regarding Exchange 2013.

The recommended page file size also accounts for the memory that’s needed to collect information if the operating system stops unexpectedly. On 64-bit operating systems, memory can be written as a dump file to the paging file. This file must reside on the boot volume of the server (source: Exchange 2013 System Requirements)

You can use the following cmdlets to ensure required size:

$PageFileSize = [math]::truncate(((Get-WmiObject -Class Win32_ComputerSystem).TotalPhysicalMemory+10MB)/1MB)

Set-CimInstance -Query "Select * from win32_computersystem" -Property @{automaticmanagedpagefile="False"}

Set-CimInstance -Query "Select * from win32_PageFileSetting" -Property @{InitialSize=$PageFileSize;MaximumSize=$PageFileSize}
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