Vssadmin resize shadowstorage Command In Windows Server 2008

In this article I am going to explain about Vssadmin resize shadowstorage command in Windows Server 2008 operating system and also explain it's related syntax.
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Vssadmin list shadows command is Windows Server 2008 command line tool. This command is available in Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2. That command can be used for shadow copy storage and resizes the maximum amount of storage space.


vssadmin resize shadowstorage /for=<ForVolumeSpec> /on=<OnVolumeSpec> [/maxsize=<MaxSizeSpec>]

Parameter of Vssadmin resize shadowstorage

Parameter Description
/for=<ForVolumeSpec> This parameter is specified the volume for which the maximum amount of storage space is to be resized.
/on=<OnVolumeSpec> This command is specified the storage volume.
  • This parameter is specified the maximum amount of space that can be used for storing shadow copies.
  • This MaxSizeSpec parameter value must be 1 MB or greater and must be expressed in one of the following units: KB, MB, GB, TB, PB, or EB.

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