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4answers
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vSphere ESX 5.5 hosts cannot connect to NFS Server

Summary: My problem is I cannot use the QNAP NFS Server as an NFS datastore from my ESX hosts despite the hosts being able to ping it. I'm utilising a vDS with LACP uplinks for all my network traffic ...
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0answers
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Storage vMotion fails with a DMotion error

I've ran into an issue where several servers that I've been trying to migrate to different datastores the past few days are unable to migrate properly. Rather than migrating like normal, the servers ...
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1answer
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How can I speed up file tranfers on local storage in vSphere 5?

I have a few datastores on my ESXi server, as seen below. I am moving files from one datastore to another. It is just taking too long. I have done io testing on the hard disks, and I know they can ...
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2answers
353 views

LUN and VMFS 5 sizing assistance

I am working on setting up our vSphere 5 environment. With vSphere 5 you can go > the 2TB VMFS datastore size that you were capped at with in 4.x, etc. What size datastores are people using and ...
2
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3answers
11k views

How to remove inaccessible iSCSI LUN from vSphere ESXi 4.1/5 with Storage I/O Control enabled?

I am testing out a iSCSI SAN solution in my vSphere environment and have been adding/removing LUNs on the SAN host while some were left connected on ESXi hosts. I had enabled Storage I/O Control on ...
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3answers
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vSphere machine wont start: Insufficient disk space on datastore

I am trying to add a virtual disk using a VMFS datastore with 1.98 TB of capacity and 85 GB used. I then power on the virtual machine, and it gives me the Insufficient disk space on datastore error. ...
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0answers
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vSphere - datastore falling off a host

Recently we have been running the vCheck powershell script daily in order to help in monitoring our vSphere ESX 4.0 environment. One of the oddities that we have been seeing is that some of the ...
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2answers
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Migrated Virtual Machine Shows Up in Both Datastores

We're using Vsphere client 4.0.0 Build 208111 with Virtual Center Server same version and same build. I have one vm with only one disk that is shown on 2 different datastores. If I look through VMs ...
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1answer
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Recover orphaned diskspace from ESXi datastore

I was uploading a big file (iso of +/- 6 Gb) and somewhere in the middle I've got an I/O error. Now I can't see the file in the datastore and I lost +/- 3 Gb. How can I delete the 'partial' file or ...