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July 28, 2015 at 2:30 pm

I am automating an existing manual process for configuring new 2012 R2 servers. PowerShell storage commands can be used instead of most of the manual steps in diskpart. But one step has me stumped.

Is diskpart really the only way to convert a basic disk to dynamic?

July 29, 2015 at 3:35 am

Dynamic disks are deprecated so there are no PS cmdlets for managing them.

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July 29, 2015 at 5:52 am

Thanks, Matt. I figured it was something like that. It adds spice to a project when you have to automate someone else's legacy process. : )