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Take a Snap shot by shrinking the disk size

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Hello,

I would like to shrink the size of an existing VM and take a snapshot. please let me know how to do it.

Also I need to take snapshot of a VM and keep it as a backup. How do I make sure the VM does not run on the snapshot ?

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Dhruva S Kolli
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What VM is used? ESX or VMware Workstation?
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its VMware
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Sorry, Vmware ESX or VMware Workstation? These are two different versions.
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Im sorry.. should have been clear about it.. Its vmware ESXi 5.0...
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