VMware VMDK disk management with ESX, Workstation and Server

Resize your virtual disk

Vmware ESX 2.5.4 :
Making it bigger: vmkfstools -X disksizeG /vmfs/lunname(vmhba0\:0\:0\:0)/your.vmdk
Making it smaller: vmkfstools -X disksizeG /vmfs/lunname(vmhba0\:0\:0\:0)/your.vmdk –forceVmware Workstation

Workstation:
Making it smaller: C:\Program Files\VMware\VMware Workstation>vmware-vdiskmanager.exe –k your.vmdk
Making it bigger: C:\Program Files\VMware\VMware Workstation>vmware-vdiskmanager.exe –x disksizeG your.vmdk

The next step (after disk enlargemend) is to make the space avaleble to the OS. For that you can use Gparted. A small linux build opensource tool. You can download it here. Gparted

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