Grow/Shrink a shared disk

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Grow/increase shared disk size

Detach the disk first!
Before you can modify the size of a disk it must first be detached from all virtual machines.

  1. Select Disks -> Shared disks from the sidebar
  2. Select the disk you wish to modify
  3. Select Grow/increase disk size from the Disk actions sidebar
  4. Enter the new disk size. It must be larger than the current size.
  5. Click the Resize Disk button.

The disk will be queued for resizing. Once resized you can then attach it to any applicable virtual machines once again.

Shrink/decrease shared disk size

Detach the disk first!
Before you can modify the size of a disk it must first be detached from all virtual machines.

  1. Select Disks -> Shared disks from the sidebar
  2. Select the disk you wish to modify
  3. Select Shrink/decrease disk size from the Disk actions sidebar
  4. Enter the new disk size. It must be larger than the current size.
  5. Click the Resize Disk button.

The disk will be queued for resizing. Once resized you can then attach it to any applicable virtual machines once again.