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I am trying to figure out how I can connect to an ESX server's storage system so that I can upload VM image files. I am a windows user if that matters (i suspect it does).

Thanks in advance

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Where is the storage, is it internal drives, NAS, SAN – Sam Mar 24 '10 at 14:32
See also:… – jscott Mar 24 '10 at 14:37
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You can do this through the VMWare Infrastructure Client.

  • Go to the Configuration -> Storage tab.
  • Double click the Datastore you want to upload to.
  • Click the Upload icon (looks like a little disk array with a green arrow pointing up)
  • Follow the instructions from there.
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You can also use WinSCP, or Veeam's FastSCP - (works on ESX & ESXi)

I prefer FastSCP myself

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