By Catherine / Last Updated November 29, 2019

What is sever?

Server is a kind of computers with high performance in network environment. So formation of server is also including system bus, processor, memory and hard disk. Server is able to offer service and ensure service.

The latest Windows Sever 2012 was released by Microsoft last year. There are many new features of it. Below are some of them:

The domain name system service of Windows Server 2012 is used to name computer and network service. DNS name locates computers and services through users in a friendly way.

Windows Sever 2012 is able to realize Kerberos authentication and its extension based on public secret key and password.

BitLocke of Windows Sever 2012 will encrypt computer hard drive, it provides enhanced protection.

(...More function please visit Microsoft office website.)

Although Windows Server 2012 has so many new functions, it still has great defects in partition management. The built-in disk management tool of Windows Server 2012 can not meet users’ demands sometimes.

For example, Windows Server 2012 needs to deal with a great number of data every day, when a certain partition is out of space, we need to resize or extend partition. Because it is server, we are not allowed to reinstall operating system. Therefore, for the sake of managing partitions well, we are looking forward to professional server partition magic for Windows Server 2012.

About the Best Partition Magic for Windows Server 2012

There are many server partition magic software, and different software has different quality. Here, we recommend AOMEI Partition Assistant Server Edition to manage partition for Windows Server 2012, 2016 and 2019.

Why? Let me illustrate:

Step by step tutorial to extend C drive on Server 2012

1. Run AOMEI Partition Assistant Server Edition. And we can see there are three partitions(one is system reserved). Our target is to extend C drive, so we should create an unallocated space behind it.

2. Move the cursor on D drive, right click and select “Resize Partition”.

Resize D Partition

Shrink Partition D.

Shrink D Partition

Unallocated Space

3. Resize C drive.

Resize C Partition

Extend C

4. Click "Apply".


Now we understand this partition software for Server 2012 don’t need professional knowledge of computer technology, and with a few simple steps can accomplish what we want.

Besides, This partition manager can perform basic to advanced partition operations on your servers without data loss, including: Align Partition, Convert Dynamic Disk to Basic, Dynamic Volume Management, Windows To Go Creator, Change Label and Drive Letter, GPT/MBR Disk Conversion, etc.