expand vdisk

Applies to: Windows Server (Semi-Annual Channel), Windows Server 2019, Windows Server 2016, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Server 2012

Expands a virtual hard disk (VHD) to a specified size.

A VHD must be selected and detached for this operation to succeed. Use the select vdisk command to select a volume and shift the focus to it.


expand vdisk maximum=<n>


Parameter Description
maximum=<n> Specifies the new size for the VHD in megabytes (MB).


To expand the selected VHD to 20 GB, type:

expand vdisk maximum=20000

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