Solved: Not Enough Server Storage is Available to Process This Command

April 11, 2019

“Not enough server storage is available to process this command” error occurs when you try to access a shared resource on a network. Let’s learn how to get rid of it.

Not enough server storage to process this command

Nowadays it isn't uncommon to work on multiple computers. To maintain data consistency, users need to transfers files between computers. The common practice is to share files over a network. To do so, Windows provided users with many practical features such as Public folder, File Sharing and so on.

After sharing, you can access the shared files most of the times, but randomly, you failed to access them with an error message: “Not enough server storage is available to process this command”. This problem may occur if the IRPStackSize registry entry on the server is set too low. So the next section will show you how to change the IRPStackSize value.

Error

How to fix not enough server storage is available to process this command?

When you get the error: “Not enough server storage is available to process this command” in Windows 10, you can follow the steps below to increase the value of the IRPStackSize registry entry.

Step 1. Press Windows logo key + R at the same time. Type regedit in the Run box. Then click OK.

Step 2. Locate and then click the following registry subkey:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\LanmanServer\Parameters

Locate

Step 3. Look for the IRPStackSize key. If the IRPStackSize entry is not present in this subkey, you need to create one.

Step 4. Right click the empty space on the right. Click New and then choose DWORD Value.

Step 5. Name it IRPStackSize and then press Enter.

Name The Key

Step 6. Right click IRPStackSize. Then choose Modify.

Step 7. Type a larger value in the Value data box. Then click OK. (Values may range from 0 x 1 to 0 x C. These values are equivalent to 1 to 12 in decimal notation.)

Value Data

Tips:

  • If the error message remains afterwards, increase the value of IRPStackSize more.

  • These operation steps also apply for removing the error message: “Not enough server storage to process this command" in Windows 7.

When this error message disappears, you can access the shared resource on the network. For better data protection and transmission, you may continue to share files on a network. However, many users mentioned that the sharing features provided by Windows don’t always work fine, for instance, Windows 10 file sharing not working. Fortunately, you’re given a free sync utility in the next section.

A better way to share files over a network

AOMEI Backupper Standard provides the file sync feature that enables you to synchronize files/folders from or to internal/external hard drives, cloud drives, NAS devices, and network, etc. It’s not only easy to use, but also works smoothly on Windows 10/8.1/8/7/Vista/XP.

By using it, you can configure email notification to see if your operation is completed successfully. Also, you can sync files regularly, including daily, weekly and monthly. Above all, you are allowed to sync multiple files or folders at the same time.

To use this freeware, you should download and install it at first. Then perform the following steps to share your files over a network.

Install

Step 1. Click File Sync under Backup tab.

File Sync

Step 2. Change the Task Name as you like. Click Add Folder in Step 1. Select the folder you want to share by choosing Browse. Then click OK.

Add Folder

Step 3. Click the inverted triangle in Step 2 to choose Select a network share or NAS.

Inverted Triangle

Step 4. Go Add share or NAS device > Share or NAS path to input the network path. Then click OK.

Network Path

Step 5. Once you have completed all of the above steps, you can click Start Sync.

Start Sync

Tips:

  • AOMEI Backupper Professional allows you to sync files with a certain file extension. You can click Filter settings at Step 2 to enjoy this feature.

  • A unique comment can help you distinguish files from others. Thus, you can go Sync Options > General at Step 5 to write a comment for your current operation.

  • Schedule at Step 5 means your files can be synchronized automatically. It contains Daily, Weekly, Monthly, Event triggers, USB plug in and Real-time Sync. The last three modes require you to upgrade to the advanced edition.

  • This freeware only supports one-way sync currently.

  • Please don't modify the folder name of the source after syncing. Otherwise the program cannot synchronize it anymore.

Verdict

You may receive an error message: “Not enough server storage is available to process this command” when you try to view the files you share on a network. Don’t worry! This article serves the solution to you.

After this issue is resolved you can use AOMEI Backupper Standard to transfer files over a network. Simple steps and various options can make your operation effortlessly. Apart from these, you also can transfer files from laptop to laptop in Windows 10 with the same feature.