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From Kirk Kosinski <>
Subject Re: Resize OS template
Date Sat, 20 Jul 2013 09:06:48 GMT
Hi, this isn't currently possible to do through CloudStack.  Also, it is
generally harder to decrease the size of a virtual disk compared to
increasing it.  The possibility will vary by hypervisor, guest OS, and
file system.  Check the hypervisor documentation for the procedure to

Best regards,

On 07/20/2013 12:11 AM, Indra Pramana wrote:
> Dear all,
> Is it possible to resize an operating system template? I created some OS
> templates with 100 GB size and want to reduce it to say 20 GB. Possible?
> Can anyone also advise normally how much is the disk size of your templates
> (the root disk size, in GB) for both Unix (Ubuntu, CentOS) and Windows
> templates? I noted that the default CentOS 5.5 template is only 8 GB in
> size. What is the best practice?
> Looking forward to your reply, thank you.
> Cheers.

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