In this article I’ll show you how to re-size a Virtual machine hard disk using the Microsoft Azure Portal and using Azure PowerShell.
This article follows the article I published earlier this week on how to Add more disk \ volume to an Azure VM.
In my case, I’m going to resize a data disk I attached to my Azure VM using the Portal and using Azure PowerShell.
To start I go to the Azure Portal -> Select My VM -> Disks
Click on the data disk -> In the Size filed I change the size on the disk.
Note: You can only Increase the size of the disk to a max size of 1023GB.
You can also do the same thing using Azure PowerShell code below:
$VM = Get-AzureRMVM -ResourceGroupName "rgazure" -Name "ntap02" Set-AzureRmVMDataDisk -VM $VM -Name "NTap02-20160423-210223" -DiskSizeInGB 72 -Caching ReadWrite | Update-AzureRMVM
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