Friday, December 23, 2016

How to Add New Disk to Linux Virtual server ?

"fdisk -l"  is the command to check current disks .

To add a Disk , Right Click on the server >> click on Settings/Edit settings   as below .

Then it will prompt to below screen , Then select Hard Disk and click on Add as shown below .

Click on Next as shown below

Specify the Size as you needed . In below example I have mentioned 1Gb and then click on Next.

Then click finish as show Below .

   Then once you scan the Disks you can see the new disk from the OS.                        
                How To Scan New Disks In Linux ?                                                                                                                                      
Syntax :-  echo “- - -“>  /sys/class/scsi_host/host?/scan                                                                                          
Below you can see new Disk was discovered after scan the hosts .                                                                       


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