exchange 2013 under esxi 6

I have a VM Exchange server 2013(windows 2012) under ESXI server. Unfortunally not to much space .

Exchange DATABASEs (.edb) under E:\ .  C:\ drive divided 2 diffrent partition . E:\ is for .edb databases  and exchange Logs. Please look at the Picture.


I plan to extend only E:\ drive to 150 gb under esxi(vsphere) .
my first question is : can i extend E:\ drive where all our .edb databases?

Thanks
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First of all your HDD sizing seems wrong.  please move your database to C drive and shrink the C drive so you will get some free space then delete the database from E drive and create new drive using the free space which will be bigger than before as u r usng the shrinked space.
Then move it back to E drive.
Please check my article how to move database to other drive.
https://www.experts-exchange.com/articles/31688/Move-Mailboxdatabase-and-other-logs-to-different-drive-in-Exchange-2013-2016.html?headerLink=workspace_article

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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
I'm afraid this has been implemented poorly!

You should really be using DISKS and not OS Partitions.

OS Partitions are legacy....

You should have

C: System OS ---> First VMDK (disk)
D: Exchange DB --> Second VMDK (disk)
E: Logs ---> Third VMDK (disk)

The above helps with performance, and also disk expansion.

The build of your Exchange Server is based on OLD LEGACY Physical Server design!
needs needsAuthor Commented:
Hi andrew
You are absolutlly right .But i am very new here, and they did this pation before.
Can you please tell me ?

If i do new VMDK Disk name is F: ,and copy all LOGS from E: to F: then i use old E: for increase D.  ist is ok?

If i do this copy ,can something happen with logs?
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