Solved

Limit when trying to add 2nd virtual hard drive

Posted on 2007-11-19
1
714 Views
Last Modified: 2008-02-01
 I have a virtual machine (Win2003 Server) that I need to add a second hard drive to for users data. The problem is I need this drive to be 400GB and when trying to add this drive it limits me to 256gb. How do I create a larger drive?
0
Comment
Question by:Qwan
1 Comment
 
LVL 28

Accepted Solution

by:
honmapog earned 50 total points
ID: 20314970
You've hit the maximum size for the block size on your disk. A block size of 1MB limits you to a 256GB disk.
See also http://communities.vmware.com/message/636438;jsessionid=371DB38BCDE908C87D018655328B778D
0

Featured Post

Maximize Your Threat Intelligence Reporting

Reporting is one of the most important and least talked about aspects of a world-class threat intelligence program. Here’s how to do it right.

Join & Write a Comment

Exchange server is not supported in any cloud-hosted platform (other than Azure with Azure Premium Storage).
In this article, I will show you HOW TO: Perform a Physical to Virtual (P2V) Conversion the easy way from a computer backup (image).
This Micro Tutorial will teach you how to reformat your flash drive. Sometimes your flash drive may have issues carrying files so this will completely restore it to manufacturing settings. Make sure to backup all files before reformatting. This w…
This video shows you how to use a vSphere client to connect to your ESX host as the root user. Demonstrates the basic connection of bypassing certification set up. Demonstrates how to access the traditional view to begin managing your virtual mac…

744 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

16 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now