How to – Increase hard disk in a VM with vSphere Web Client

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By | 20 April 2017

Hi,

Just a quick post, to see how to increase hard disk from the vSphere Web Client interface.

Warning: if you increase EagerZeroed hard drive via the web interface these hard drive will be transformed into LazyZeroed! If you want to stay with a EagerZeroed hard drive you do increase it via command line.

How to increase hard disk ?

  • The first step is to:
    1. select the VM you wish to increase,
    2. go to the “Manage” tab,
    3. then “VM Hardware”,
    4. finally “Edit”

increase hard disk 1

  • Here you have to find the disk you want to increase

increase hard disk 2

  • Then we write the new size required for this hard disk and we validate by clicking OK!

increase hard disk 3

Warning: if you increase EagerZeroed hard drive via the web interface these hard drive will be transformed into LazyZeroed! If you want to stay with a EagerZeroed hard drive you do increase it via command line.

In another post, i will be explain how to increase a datastore with a vSphere Web Client !

 

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