Resize VMWare .vmdk from CLI?

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Kendoori
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Resize VMWare .vmdk from CLI?

Post by Kendoori » Sun Jun 09, 2019 8:23 pm

My windows 7 VM is running out of space. I've tried trimming it down with no luck. Resizing is possible via the VMWare Player GUI, but in spit of having spare GBs to allocate to the machine, I'm not able to go through this process because the GUI doesn't have enough room. Apparently one needs twice as much space to expand and migrate an existing machine. Mine is 50 GB. When I used Virtualbox I was able to do this from the CLI, so am wondering if the same type of functionality is available.

BTW, I switched to VMWare as recent builds of VBox have consistently frozen up on me :-(

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