Grow vmware size

Today i ran out of diskspace on one of my systems that runs within a vmware session. The system disk only had 10 GB and I needed to add another 10 GB. This is what i did: Extend the disk in offline mode by running the following command: C:\Program Files\VMware\VMware Workstation>vmware-vdiskmanager -x 20GB “C:\Users\Alex\Documents\Virtual Machines\Server 2003 – sysmanage\Windows Server 2003 Standard Edition-cl1.vmdk” It then takes a while until the disk is expanded. Boot the system Read More …

Growing WIM files

You might have experienced that your WIM files seem to grow in size when editing the image. Of course it does, because you add content, but what if you replace files.. well it still grows, exactly by the size of the file(s) you replace. So when replacing larger content within your WIM images they might become bigger as you want.To get the WIM file resized simply perform an export by using imagex.exe.