Tag Archive: vmdk

Aug 14

Recreating a vmdk descriptor file with vmkfstools

A VMware virtual machine disk is made up of two files: the .vmdk file and the -flat.vmdk file. The .vmdk file is the descriptor file and the -flat.vmdk file contains the data.

Nov 18

PowerCLI: Copy a vmdk from one VM to another

This PowerCLI script copies a Virtual Machine Disk (vmdk) from one virtual machine to another.

Apr 30

Adding Disk Space to a VMware Windows Guest

It is very easy to add capacity to a virtual hard disk on Windows guest. For a Windows guest running Microsoft Windows 2008 or newer it can be done without any special utilities while the virtual machine is running.