[PVE-User] win 2012 | resize disk, new size not seen from windows

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Mon Feb 11 20:46:09 CET 2019


Hi all,

In the end, I removed the disk from the windows server in the proxmox 
gui and added a new larger disk. I was able to get my data back from 
backups.

I tried expanding this new disk, and that did work exactly as expected.

No idea what the problem was with the original disk.

MJ

On 8-2-2019 14:34, proxmox at elchaka.de wrote:
> Did you shutdown the vm and started again via proxmox?
> 
> - Mehmet
> 
> Am 26. Januar 2019 13:05:44 MEZ schrieb mj <lists at merit.unu.edu>:
>> Hi Alfio,
>>
>> Yes, I realise that, but as written: I have done all within windows:
>> rebooted, opened Disk Management, refreshed, rescanned, it just keeps
>> displaying the old size, without empty space at the end of the disk.
>> Windows simply does not notice that the disk has changed.
>>
>> Hence my question: am I missing anything? Could there be an obvious
>> reason fo this behaviour? Am I missing a step? Any tips, ideas..?
>>
>> MJ
>>
>> On 1/25/19 1:47 PM, Alfio munoz wrote:
>>> Hi, Is a Windows task, not a Proxmox problem, go to computer
>> management and
>>> right click over the disk you need to increase and choose expand.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> El vie., 25 de enero de 2019 8:40 a. m., mj <lists at merit.unu.edu>
>> escribió:
>>>
>>>> Hi,
>>>>
>>>> Running a win2012 guest on proxmox 5.3 with ceph storage backend.
>> The
>>>> disks are added as scsi0 and scsi1. I have enlarged scsi1 (the data
>>>> disk, non-boot device) using the proxmox gui from 900GB to 1800GB.
>>>>
>>>> I have shutdown/restartd the win2012 guest, but it's Disk Management
>> is
>>>> not recognising the new disk size. I have refreshed and rescanned:
>> no
>>>> change. No empty space at the end of the device is showing up and
>> extend
>>>> Volume is greyed out.
>>>>
>>>> Am I missing a step somewhere..?
>>>>
>>>> MJ
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