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Adding, removing, growing and shrinking of VHDX files should be an online operation

Currently a VM has to be taken offline to add, remove, grow or shrink a VHDX. If the operating supports it this should be an online experience.
Future online capabilities should also be online in Windows Azure Pack

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  • Peters commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    I can suggest you to try using "Cloudbacko Software" as this software gives best results while taking backup and with backup it can help you in restoring also. Try it!

  • Samir FARHAT (MVP) commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Yes online capabilities must be added. I think that because Microsoft Azure is using VHD format till now, the expand property is only shown when the VM is offline, since WAP is derived form Microsoft Azure (sharing the same code)

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