Expanding a vDisk

Do you need to increase the size of your vDisk in order to allocate more space to your OS drive? Follow these simple steps to complete the process on a Windows 2008 R2 server and above.
  1. Download the following link: VhdResizer
  1. Once you have the VhdResizer installed, open it.
  1. Browse to the VHD that you want to expand:
  1. Once the VhdResizer opens, enter the new name and size of the .VHD file in the appropriate fields. When finished, hit the “resize” button:
  1. Once you have your new .VHD file you will need to have Windows expand the drive from the disk management standpoint. Right click on your .VHD file and click “Mount”:
  1. Open the Windows Disk Management console:
  1. You will now see your .VHD drive mounted with the new unallocated space:
  1. Right click on the Volume and select “Extend Volume”:
  1. Now right click on the mounted .VHD and select “Detach VHD”:
9 10. Good job! You are now ready to use your new VHD.   Here at Centrinet we keep up-to-date on the latest technologies – and like to make sure you do too. Contact us today to learn more about our suite of datacenter virtualization and management services. Let us help you get the most out of your IT investments! [av_button label=’Contact Us’ link=’manually,https://centrinetcorp.com/contact-us/’ link_target=” size=’medium’ position=’left’ icon_select=’yes’ icon=’ue83b’ font=’entypo-fontello’ color=’theme-color’ custom_bg=’#444444′ custom_font=’#ffffff’]