Mounting a VHD

Based on the concept of the mount point, which we explained earlier, a mounted VHD drive is a mount point which, in this case, represents a drive that is mapped to an empty folder on a volume that uses the NTFS filesystem. Mostly, mounted VHD drives function like any other drives, except that instead of drive letters, they use the drive path.

In Windows Server 2019, you can attach a VHD to your server using Disk Management. To do so, complete the following steps:

  1. Press the Windows key + R.
  2. In the Run window, enter diskmgmt.msc and then hit Enter.
  1. In the Disk Management window, click the Action menu and select Attach VHD (see Figure 9.17):
Figure 9.17: Attaching a VHD using Disk Management in Windows Server 2019
  1. Shortly ...

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