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Determine if Thick or Thin provisioning is being used for Server 2016 VHDs

Posted on 2017-10-20
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How can I determine if Thick or Thin provisioning is being used within Server 2016 Hyper-V for the Virtual Hard Drives (VHDs)?
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you can check disk properties under VM, it should show dynamic disk (expanding), those disks are thin disks

If disk is fixed disk, it is called as thick disk
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by:Philip Elder
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In PowerShell on the host:

Get-VirtualDisk | FL

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