Systems administrators frequently build, manipulate and extend disk partitions in Windows in order to keep from...
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running out of space on their servers. One tool they use is Microsoft's Diskpart utility, which allows Windows administrators to configure storage from a script, a remote session or other command prompt.
This guide reviews the many Diskpart commands and explains how administrators can use Diskpart to manipulate, extend and delete disk partitions.
The Diskpart.exe command-line utility can extend the data volumes and existing partitions in Windows 2000, Windows XP and Windows Server 2003 by using the unallocated space displayed in the Disk Management snap-in.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
- Diskpart: Command-line tool for manipulating disk partitions in Windows
- Diskpart utility scans for newly added disks
- Diskpart: Create, extend or delete a partition