Retrieve data in D drive for Windows VM

Technology Team 0 Reputation points
2024-05-28T10:42:46.48+00:00

Hello!

I have a windows VM which I had to resize. However, I missed taking a snapshot of the disk before this and didn't have any scheduled backup either.

Is there any possibility of recovering the files that were present in the D drive [Temporary disk]?

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  1. TP 81,571 Reputation points
    2024-05-28T11:57:55.1466667+00:00

    Hi,

    Unfortunately there is no way to recover files that were on an Azure VM temporary disk before resizing to a different VM size. Resizing may result in the VM being redeployed to different physical host and/or a different size temporary disk causing disk to be effectively wiped.

    Temporary disk

    https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/virtual-machines/managed-disks-overview#temporary-disk

    Please click Accept Answer and upvote if the above was helpful.

    Thanks.

    -TP