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Expanding the Size of a Hyper V Server on Windows 2008R2

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Are there any particular concerns following the standard procedures by Microsoft of:

Stopping the machine
Expanding the IDE drive using the Hyper V manager
Log back in and use Disk Manager within the server to extend the space
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Other than have a good backup before doing it?  Not really,
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Standard Procedure with virtual machines, but make sure you have a full backup, and this does not include a snapshot or checkpoint.

If you cannot extend space using Disk Manager, you may have to consider using a third party application e.g. GpartedLive. CDROM.
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