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I have SAN volume connected to my windows 2000 server system, I have extended the volume size on SAN and now trying to extend in the windows 2000 using diskpart so that i can see full space.

Diskpart was not installed on my 2000 server, so i downloaded diskpart 5.1.3553 and installed on windows 2000, it installed under c:\program files\resource kit\diskpart.exe

so i opened command prompt and executed diskpart from the above folder. However when i run diskpart, it give me error "The disk management services could not complete the operation" and then it exit from the utility.

please let me know how can i fix this issue, as i urgently need to extend my volume.

Thanks in adnvance.
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What is the type of DISK you are trying to use diskpart on (disk manager)?  Is the disk Dynamic, Basic or Simple?  I think for diskpart, the disk needs to be dynamic partition simple.
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc766465.aspx

The other issue you might have is that the diskpart you have downloaded is not compatible with windows 2000.
Here is a link to the win2k item by item download of resource kit components:
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/927229
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