Need to convert mbr to gpt on a vmware server running ESXi
Posted on 2016-08-26
I posted this on the windows side but I figured I would try it now on the VMware side because I am confused on what to do..
I have a vm that has a data drive connected to a san that is 2TB in size. It is setup in windows as mbr.
So I need to make the disk 3.5TB in size but cant do that with the mbr, since the limit is 2TB.
So I was thinking of creating a new vm with server 2012 R2 because the old one has server 2008 32bit, and then create the new disk with gpt.
But I don't know if I can remove the disk from the old vm and then attach them to the new vm but have the disk be gpt instead of mbr??