You can change the virtual device node, the size of the disk, and the persistence mode for virtual disk configuration for a virtual machine.

Note

The Manage Paths feature for RDM disks is not available for virtual machines on legacy hosts running versions of ESX Server prior to release 3.0.

1

In the Virtual Machine Properties Editor, click the Hardware tab.

2

Click the appropriate Hard Disk in the Hardware list.

3

Use the drop-down menu to change the virtual device node.

4

To change the size of the disk, enter a new value in the Provisioned Size text box.

5

For independent mode, which is unaffected by snapshots, select the check box. Then select Persistent or Nonpersistent mode to determine the persistence of changes.

6

Click OK to save your changes and close the dialog box.