create

Creates a partition or shadow on a disk, a volume on one or more disks, or a virtual hard disk (VHD). If you're using this command to create a volume on the shadow disk, you must already have at least one volume in the shadow copy set.

Syntax

create partition
create volume

Parameters

Parameter Description
create partition primary command Creates a primary partition on the basic disk with focus.
create partition efi command Creates an Extensible Firmware Interface (EFI) system partition on a GUID Partition Table (gpt) disk on Itanium-based computers.
create partition extended command Creates an extended partition on the disk with focus.
create partition logical command Creates a logical partition in an existing extended partition.
create partition msr command Creates a Microsoft Reserved (MSR) partition on a GUID partition table (gpt) disk.
create volume simple command Creates a simple volume on the specified dynamic disk.
create volume mirror command Creates a volume mirror by using the two specified dynamic disks.
create volume raid command Creates a RAID-5 volume using three or more specified dynamic disks.
create volume stripe command Creates a striped volume using two or more specified dynamic disks.

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