We are using VMware 5.5 update 2. We have 3 ESXi hosts that have local storage. There are a couple of Virtual servers that have hard drives that are too large and I would rather allocate the space elsewhere.
My questions are:
1. How can I take for example, the E: Drive (data drive) of a VM that is 160 GB large and shrink it to 110 GB large?
2. Is it the same procedure as in 'extending volume' except that i must 'Shrink volume'.
a. If no, then how may I shrink the volume?
Please see the attached word document explaining how I have added more space(extended the volume) to some drives using the VMware Web Interface. I do not have a test VM to try it on; hence, I wanted to ask.
I am working with Windows 2008 R2 servers.