Proxmox: partition a disk

In this tutorial, I will explain how to partition a disk on Proxmox and then assign the partitions to storage. In this tutorial, you can see that I have two “disks” sda and sdb. In fact, these are two virtual disks created on a RAID 5 disk group on the server itself. The sda disk …

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DUF: show available disk space on Ubuntu

In this tutorial, I will explain how to install duf to show available disk space on Ubuntu. DUF is a command line utility that allows you to view available disk space on Linux and Windows in a terminal. If you are used to using Linux, you probably know the following command: df -h which allows …

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Ubuntu – Extend LVM partition and disk

In this tutorial, I will explain how to extend a disk’s partition and then the LVM disk. To understand what we are going to do in this tutorial, I have a virtual machine with Ubuntu Server 20.04 installed on an LVM disk, following the addition of data, I must increase the storage capacity, for that …

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DISKPART : delete all partitions

In this tutorial, I will tell you how to delete all partitions from a hard drive with DISKPART. I am using this procedure to remove OEM partitions on computers from manufacturers like HP / DELL. Before performing this operation, make sure you have a backup of the data. Now that I have warned you, we …

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Linux: extend a partition

Intro In this tutorial, I will explain how to extend a partition on Linux (Ubuntu). This type of operation is common when using virtual machines on Hyper-V for example or on VPS (Virtual Private Server). Before doing anything, you need to make a backup of the virtual machine or the data on it even before …

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Hyper-V: Merge a virtual disk without snapshot

Symptom Solution: Merge virtual disks of differentiation Using the Hyper-V console, you will have to merge all the control points to the parent disk. Before performing this operation, it is strongly recommended to make a backup. Disk merging must be done virtual machine off. Repeat the process until the fusion of all differencing disks and …

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Storage Pool: Change a Physical Disk

In this article, we will see how to change a failed physical disk. When a disk is in error, an icon appears at the pool and virtual disks. Change the disk Open a command prompt and enter the command below to view the physical disks and identify the disk in error. Enter the command below …

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ISCSI Target Role – Windows Server – SAN

Aperçu du vdisk

The iSCSI target role makes it possible to transform a server into a SAN (bay of disks / storage) by creating virtual disks (vhdx) and by presenting them to other server using the ethernet network (iSCSI). This type of configuration is used with Hyper-V clusters which require a volume shared between all of the nodes. …

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Starwind: setting up a highly available storage

Starwind console HA

StarWind Virtual SAN is software that turns Windows into an iSCSI target server. The advantage of StarWind is that it can be used to put the storage in high availability by installing two StarWind servers, because this is managed at the software level, it can be used with any type of storage (SAN, DAS) and …

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