In the time when data information becomes more and more valuable, users will take different kinds of measures to ensure data security, and creating mirrored partition is a quite outstanding solution. However, with more and more data stored, the mirrored partition may be running out of space. At this time, if users want to go on storing data to this partition, they should extend it at once. Well then, how to extend mirrored partition in Server 2003? They need the help of third-party disk manager since system built-in Disk Management does not offer such a function.
To achieve this goal, users need to download a disk manager which supports dynamic disk management. If users do not know which one to choose, try using MiniTool Partition Wizard. It is able to extend mirrored partition no matter whether there is unallocated/free space on HDD or wherever the unallocated space is located.
How to Extend Mirrored Partition in Server 2003 When There Is Unallocated Space Neighboring
When there is unallocated space adjacent to the mirrored partition, users just need to select the target partition and then click the function “Move/Resize Volume” to get the following interface:
Then, drag the triangle of partition handle to lengthen the handle so as to extend mirrored partition. After that, click “OK” to go back to the main interface.
At last, click “Apply” button to apply changes to computer. After this operation, mirrored partition will be extended successfully.
How to Extend Mirrored Partition in Server 2003 When There Is No Suitable Unallocated Space
Under this situation, users have 2 choices: delete one of neighboring partitions to release unallocated space, which should be on the condition that there is no useful data on this partition; shrink a neighboring partition to get unallocated space. After getting suitable unallocated space, users can extend mirrored partition according to the method mentioned above. To shrink a partition, users just need to select the target partition and choose the function “Move/Resize Volume”. Then, shorten the partition handle and make the unallocated space be neighboring to the mirrored partition.
Now, users would know how to extend mirrored partition in Server 2003 by using third-party disk manager. If your mirrored partition is running out of space, extend it right now.