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I'm rebuilding one of my NFS storage units for a VMWare vSphere setup. As a result, the NFS exports' (datastore) paths defined on the ESX hosts are going to change from: /vol1/xxx to /volumes/vol1/xxx. I also may move some from VMDK files from /vol1/xxx to /volumes/vol2/xxx. Is there a quick way via the ESX command line or otherwise to redefine the mount points or paths of existing datastores?

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The key here was to remove the datastores and recreate them. There were no shortcuts. This was at a time where I was using ESX (versus ESXi), so I used the service console to remap the mounts.

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