VMware - expanding a virtual disk

Traditionally (.. well until ESX server and other more expensive VMware toolkits came along), you haven’t been able to resize a virtual disk, once you’ve created it.

Well, now you can (as shown in Figure 1).

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Figure 1: Expanding VMware workstation virtual disk using the vmware-vdiskmanager utility.

The brilliant 4sysops.com blog goes into more detail on the topic, but it is something I will be using lots in the future!… well until I can be bothered to install VMware converter, but I don’t know enough about that product to install it on our corporate servers.

SpittingCAML




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