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Pagefile Management for Windows Server Core

First you need to disable the automatic management:

wmic
>computersystem where name=”hostname” set AutomaticManagedPagefile=False

Next, you select where to put the pagefile and how big it should be (expressed in MB)

wmic
>pagefileset where name=”C:\pagefile.sys” set InitialSize=8192,MaximumSize=8192

More info : http://blogs.dirteam.com/blogs/sanderberkouwer/archive/2007/12/27/page-files-in-server-core.aspx