All our servers have a Cloud Init service included, this service is responsible for various tasks such as changing passwords, updating hostname, etc. It also takes care of extending our partition when a disk resize is done. If you have migrated your server from another platform or have deleted the Cloud Init service, when resizing, you must extend the partition manually, in this article we explain how to do it on Windows, you can consult the Linux article.
How to extend partitions on Windows
To extend the partition on a Windows server, access by remote desktop and go to “Computer manager> Disk management”. Select the partition “C:” and click with the right button to select “Extend Volume”:
On the following screens, press “next” without changing any values until you reach the end, then click on “finish”. Your partition has been extended: