Mounting unallocated storage in Windows Server 2012

Mounting unallocated storage in Windows Server 2012

If you attach new storage to your VM, this new storage volume will become available in Windows Server Manager as offline storage or unallocated space. It is very easy to do so with the wizard provided in Windows Server 2012.

1. The disk will have to be initialised, formatted and attached to the OS. Start by going to the Server Manager and right clicking the disk. Choose 'Initialize'.



2. Then format and attach the disks by using the wizard. You should see similar screens as below:








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