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IAG_Converting the IAG virtual machine dynamic disk to a fixed virtual hard disk

Updated: February 10, 2010

Applies To: Intelligent Application Gateway (IAG)

The IAG virtual machine is available in a dynamic disk with logical disk space of 35 gigabytes.

It is recommended that you convert the dynamic disk to a fixed virtual hard disk, because it may improve performance.

To convert the IAG virtual machine dynamic disk to a fixed virtual hard disk

  1. In the Hyper-V Manager window, in the left navigation pane, click the Hyper-V server, and then in the Actions pane, click Edit Disk.

  2. In the Edit Virtual Hard Disk Wizard, on the Locate Virtual Hard Disk page, click Browse, and then select the .vhd file of the IAG virtual machine that you have downloaded. Click Open, and then click Next.

  3. On the Choose Action page, click the Convert button, and then click Next.

  4. On the Convert Virtual Hard Disk page, type a name for the fixed virtual hard disk.

    If you want to change the default location, click Browse, select a new location, and then click Save.

    When you are finished on this page, click Next.

  5. On the completion page, click Finish.

    The conversion may take a few minutes to complete.

  6. In the Hardware navigation page, click the previous hard drive (IDE Controller 0), and then click the Remove button.

  7. On the Settings forvirtual machine page, click Add, and then click Browse. Select the file that you created in step 4, and then click Open. On the Settings forvirtual machine page, click OK.

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