Thinning (shrinking) VMWare vmdisk

Thinning (shrinking) VMWare vmdisk

You do not have to install vSphere or ESX. Ubuntu hypervisor powered by VMWare Workstation can also do disk shrinking. 1)VMware Workstation: how to reduce .vmdk maximum size 2)Examples Using the VMware Virtual Disk Manager

  1. Turn off the VM
  2. Mount virtual disk
  3. Prepare the virtual disk for shrinking
  4. Unmount the virtual disk
  5. Shrink the virtual disk
  6. Turn on the VM

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