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On Windows XP SP3, how can I extend a volume using Powershell on a remote computer?

I prefer WMI over Powershell remoting.

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On my local computer I would do this by piping the commands to diskpart:

PS> $a = "select disk 0","select volume 0","extend" | diskpart
PS> write-host $a

Maybe you can build on this to achieve the desired result on the remote computer

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Current solution: Invoke-Command -ComputerName $compName -Credential $compCred -ScriptBlock {"rescan","select volume 2","extend" | diskpart} – Primoz Jan 27 '11 at 8:35
Thanky you very much for your inspiring answer. – Primoz Jan 27 '11 at 8:36
$pass = convertto-securestring "p@$$w0rd" -asplaintext -force

$mycred = new-object -typename System.Management.Automation.PSCredential -argumentlist "\Administrator",$pass

Invoke-Command -ComputerName -Credential $myCred -ScriptBlock {"rescan","select volume 2","extend" | diskpart}


Where is the remote host where we need to run the Get-PSRemoting command.

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