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Merge Two VHDs

Merges virtual hard disks in a differencing virtual hard disk chain. The merge is from a specified source child disk to a specified destination child disk. Merge is an offline operation; the virtual hard disk chain must not be attached when merge is initiated.

Input Parameters

Name Type Required Description
VHD File Path String Yes Specifies the path to the child in the virtual hard disk chain that is the source for the merge command. If a filename or relative path is specified, the virtual hard disk path will be calculated relative to the current working directory.
Second VHD File and Destination for Merging String Yes Specifies the path to the child in the virtual hard disk chain that is the destination for the merge command.

Output Parameters

Name Type Description
Result Number Returns a success value of zero or any value other than zero to indicate failure.

Example Input Parameters

Name Type Required Example
VHD File Path String Yes c:\test\Child4.vhdx
Second VHD File and Destination for Merging String Yes c:\test\Child2.vhdx