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Hello Experts,

Need few clarifications in HyperV storage which is an SMB storage. I created a storage space with onboard disks of Win server 2012 R2 with file services installed on it. Its has 8x 1.2 TB drives, 4x 900 GB drives. I selected all these drives and created a storage pool which shows 12 TB as total storage. Now when I am creating a virtual disk in mirror mode it should give me a total of 6 TB approx but when I am creating it just tells I can create a vdisk with maximum size of 4.9 TB instead of 6 TB. When I tried to create second vdisk it shows up the remaining space which is 1.09 TB.

Is there any limitation on creating a virtual disk?

Thanks in advance

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- Is it an IDE or SCSI disk you are creating?

- What is the cluster size of the container volume in host OS?

- Is the host volume to be shared with other guest OS? Could you consider Pass-Through-ing the host disk to the guest OS?
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Appreciate for your replies. Lee I guess your explanation gave me the inputs I am looking for. Thanks a lot..

If I add more 4 HDD of 1.2 TB I should be able to expand the 4.9 TB virtual disk right? or am I again restricted by number of columns Windows allocates for each virtual disk?
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