You can expand a cloud disk to increase its storage space. This document describes how to expand a cloud disk via the console, and assign its expanded capacity to an existing file system.
For more information on expanding cloud disks, see Expanding Cloud Disk Capacity.
To protect important data, you can create a snapshot to back up your cloud disk data before expanding it.
You have initialized the
cbs-test cloud disk.
Log in to the CVM console and click Cloud Block Storage on the left sidebar.
Locate the cloud disk to expand, and click More > Expand under the Operation column on the right.
In the Expand Disk Capacity pop-up window, select a new capacity and click Next.
Click Adjust Now.
This document uses a CVM with Windows Server 2012 R2 DataCenter 64-bit Chinese installed as an example. Note that the steps may vary according to the operating system version.
In this example, we will assign the expanded capacity to the existing E drive. For more information, see Extending Partitions and File Systems (Windows).
- This document uses a CVM with CentOS 7.8 installed as an example. Note that the steps may vary according to the operating system version.
- In this example, we will assign the expanded capacity to
/dev/vdb. For more information, see Online Extending Partitions and File Systems.
The following information will appear:
2. Run the following command to view the result.
If information similar to what is shown below is returned, the file system has been extended.