VMWare – Extending virtual disk in vmware workstation

>1) use
vmware-vdiskmanage
Suppose I need to grow Windows 2003 Server’s disk space upto 20GB from current 7 GB
Please follow the following steps–
1) Use ‘vmware-vdiskmanage’
i.e
C:Program FilesVMwareVMware Workstation>vmware-vdiskmanager.exe -x 20GB “c:Virtual MachinesWin2K3 ENTWindows Server 2003 Enterprise Edition.vmdk”
2)Download EXTPART utility ( Free) and installed it on Vmware Virtual Machine.
Boot the virtual machine, go to cmd prompt and run the extpart utility as below.

extpart.exe c: 20000

It will extend virtual disk to 20GB.

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One thought on “VMWare – Extending virtual disk in vmware workstation

  1. Carrie November 20, 2011 at 10:56 am Reply

    You got to push it-this essetnial info that is!

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