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Category: UNRAID

UNRAID – Increase Storage for Windows 10 VM

  1. Go to your UNRAID GUI
  2. Click on VMs
  3. Make sure the VM you want to make the modifications to is stopped
  4. Click the Name of the VM
  5. Disk devices should display
  6. Under capacity there should be links to the drive you want to add space too, click that link and enter the new capacity. Hit Enter.
  7. Start the VM
  8. Now reboot the VM (this is necessary for it to find the new space available – not sure why)
  9. Log in to your Windows VM
  10. Open Computer Management
  11. Go to Disk Management
  12. You can now expand the partition to its capacity

Unraid 6.7 – Backing up VMs (KVM)

This is short summary of Spaceinvader One’s video and a little more up to date. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ntjQphOSPPI

  1. Install Community Applications, if not already installed
    1. Forum with more information –
      https://forums.unraid.net/topic/38582-plug-in-community-applications/
    2. Direct Link to the plugin – https://raw.githubusercontent.com/Squidly271/community.applications/master/plugins/community.applications.plg
  2. Install CA User Scripts from Community Applications
  3. After its installed, click Settings in the top nav bar of UNRAID
  4. Go down to User Utilities, click on User Scripts
  5. Click Add New Script
  6. Call the script whatever you want, i.e. “Backup VMs”. Click ok.
  7. Click the title of the script you just added, you should see a popup.
  8. Edit Description if you’d like
  9. Click Edit Script and paste everything from this page
    https://raw.githubusercontent.com/danioj/unraid-autovmbackup/master/unraid-autovmbackup-0-4.sh to that window
  10. Follow the instructions in the file or in the video to set up the script

I’m using UNRAID 6.7.0, CA User Scripts 2019.06.16