How to Resize the Operating System Disk and Extend the Root File System for a Virtual Machine in Microsoft Azure

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This article provides instructions for resizing the Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) operating system disk and extending the root file system for a Microsoft Azure virtual machine (VM).

Typical File Systems on a Red Hat Enterprise Linux Virtual Machine

When a basic RHEL VM is provisioned in Microsoft Azure, an operating system disk is created with two file system partitions (for...

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