You can add, delete, or change the size of a storage volume on a provisioned virtual machine.

About this task

You cannot reconfigure storage for the IDE disk type.


  1. Click the Storage tab.

    The allowable range for storage appears below the Storage volumes table.

  2. Add or edit available storage volume settings.
    1. Click New Volume.
    2. Type the capacity in the Capacity (GB) text box.
    3. Select a storage reservation policy from the Storage reservation policy drop-down menu.
    4. Click the Save icon (Save).
  3. Delete a volume.
    1. Locate the volume.
    2. Click the Delete icon (Delete).

    An unselectable icon indicates an undeletable volume such as one from a linked clone.

  4. Increase the size of a volume.

    You cannot reduce the size of existing volumes. Volume size is limited by the total amount of storage specified in the blueprint, less the amount allocated to other volumes.

    1. Locate the volume.
    2. Click the Edit icon (Edit).
    3. Type the new size in the Capacity (GB) text box.
    4. Click the Save icon (Save).

What to do next

Specify additional machine reconfiguration settings. If you have finished changing machine settings, start the machine reconfiguration request. See Execute the Requested Machine Reconfiguration.