Microsoft Azure

How to attach a new data disk to Azure VM using Azure Portal

In this blog I will tell you how we can attach a data disk to an Azure Virtual Machine using Azure Portal.

We can also upload an existing data disk from on-premise data center to Azure and then add that disk as data disk to a VM.

  1. Navigate to the new Azure Portal at https://portal.azure.com and sign in.
  2. From Menu, click Virtual Machines and select your Virtual Machine that you have already created.
  3. On the left pane, under setting, click Disks.

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4. A new window pane gets opened with two choices Attach New and Attach existing.

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5. Click on Attach New

6. Fill out the details: Name of new disk as your choice, Type, Size of data disk, Location of the storage account.

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7. Click OK.

8. On the menu bar, you can monitor the alert for progress as attaching new disk to the virtual machine.

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9. Verify that you have attached a new data disk to your virtual machine.

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So, in this way you can attach the data disk to your Azure virtual machine.

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