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Oct
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comment Resizing a System Partition Windows Server 2003 VM (Getting GParted Error)
Since your answer was the only one that let me expand the drive (even though it corrupted it), I'll mark it as the answer. I think I'm facing some anomaly anyway.
Oct
1
comment Resizing a System Partition Windows Server 2003 VM (Getting GParted Error)
Using a newer version of Windows actually corrupted the VHD file - which has was Windows Server 2003
Oct
1
comment Resizing a System Partition Windows Server 2003 VM (Getting GParted Error)
Tried the same process but using Hyper-v on Windows 2008R2. It extended the disk but corrupted windows on it.
Oct
1
comment Resizing a System Partition Windows Server 2003 VM (Getting GParted Error)
Tried again with diskpard and VHD attached to another VM. Diskpart tells me that it successfully extended the volume, but when I check the volume again ("detail volume") - it shows the same information & the same amount of free space. So diskpart didn't actually do anything.
Sep
14
comment Resizing a System Partition Windows Server 2003 VM (Getting GParted Error)
"By "Hyper-V Windows Server 2008" do you mean Windows Server 2008 with the Hyper-V role installed" Yes. The Option "Action > Attach VHD" is not available to me. Using 2008 and not 2008 R2 and therefore I don't think this is available to me.
Sep
14
comment Resizing a System Partition Windows Server 2003 VM (Getting GParted Error)
Starting to second guess myself. Giving it another try.
Sep
14
comment Resizing a System Partition Windows Server 2003 VM (Getting GParted Error)
@TheCleaner & joeqwerty. Yes, I had resized the VM disk in Hyper-v first. This is why when I run diskpart when attaching it to another VM, it shows as having free unallocated space.
Sep
13
comment Resizing a System Partition Windows Server 2003 VM (Getting GParted Error)
Tried dispart, though it said it was successful, it actually did nothing. Shocking. I cannot believe how complex this is. Going home, resume tomorrow.
Sep
13
comment Resizing a System Partition Windows Server 2003 VM (Getting GParted Error)
Windows Disk Manager. Going to try remounting VHD as IDE Controller 1 (not sure if makes a difference).
Sep
13
comment Resizing a System Partition Windows Server 2003 VM (Getting GParted Error)
Well, Windows (2nd VM) is telling me that this is a System disk & cannot be extended.
Sep
13
comment Resizing a System Partition Windows Server 2003 VM (Getting GParted Error)
Sounds interesting & worth a try, does it being a system/boot partition matter? And thanks!!
Jul
23
comment Restarting a VM from a different VHD file (but a copy of the old one)
Doesn't seem like anyone else raised concerns other than the ones you did. I'm hoping it is not because the question didn't get noticed.
Jul
20
comment Restarting a VM from a different VHD file (but a copy of the old one)
Thanks! I figured it was not designed to be used this way - but I would love to know more about why it's considered bad practice. Which would tell me what I may need to be aware of, if I leave this VM as is. Thanks
Jul
20
comment Restarting a VM from a different VHD file (but a copy of the old one)
It's still interesting :) and relevant. I believe you should it leave it here.
Jul
20
comment Restarting a VM from a different VHD file (but a copy of the old one)
I got an error when trying to login - "Trust Relationship Between Workstation and Domain Fails" and followed these steps: (ie: Logged in as local admin, removed OS from domain, restarted, then added it back to domain) Link: support.microsoft.com/kb/162797
Jul
20
comment Restarting a VM from a different VHD file (but a copy of the old one)
Sorry I should have been more specific. The guest was not a DC. It had problems initially with connecting to the DC.
Dec
19
comment Rebuilding the Management Studio Index in SQL Server 2005
Using SSMS 2008 R2 with SQL Server 2005 Enterprise (Which is okay for Online Rebuilds) but no such option for SSMS.. atleast not that I've discovered yet ;)
Dec
19
comment Rebuilding the Management Studio Index in SQL Server 2005
Hmmm.. Using SQL 2005 Enterprise, and no "Allow online processing.." checkbox under Index Properties. Unless I check off "set Fill Factor" options - which gives me "Allow online processing of DML statements.."
Dec
19
comment Rebuilding the Management Studio Index in SQL Server 2005
So cool, thanks for the insight!
Dec
19
comment Rebuilding the Management Studio Index in SQL Server 2005
Note: I don't mean Maintenance Plans