Windows Instance's Second Disk Offline

When we create a new instance with multiple disks, the first disk is formatted with the operating system installed on it; but the other disks are effectively empty and zeroed out without any formatting, causing Windows to see them as offline.  To use the disk, the user must use Disk Management or diskpart to bring the disk online, create partition(s), format the volumes and assign drive letters. 

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