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How to Expand Virtual Disk on running VM.

  • 21 November 2017
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One of my VM drive going to out of disk space, anyone know how to increase virtual disk space with no shutdown VM on Prism?

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Best answer by sandeepmp 21 November 2017, 10:27

BillionChiang

This depends on the Hypervisor/Guest OS.

Please refer the below config max guide.

https://portal.nutanix.com/#/page/docs/details?targetId=Web-Console-Guide-Prism-v52:app-system-maximums-r.html

vDisk size (limited by hypervisor or guest OS)AHV has no known limit
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BillionChiang

Select VM -> Update -> Select Disk -> Edit -> Set new Disk size -> Save -> Rescan from OS
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Thanks for advise.another question is any Maximum size for one Virtual disk?
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BillionChiang

This depends on the Hypervisor/Guest OS.

Please refer the below config max guide.

https://portal.nutanix.com/#/page/docs/details?targetId=Web-Console-Guide-Prism-v52:app-system-maximums-r.html

vDisk size (limited by hypervisor or guest OS)AHV has no known limit
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Hi BillionChiang

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Hi aluciani

Thanks for advise 😉

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