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VMWare ESXi 6.x: “Clustered” vs. “Local” storage

I'm reviewing a CSV dump of a vCenter Essentials configuration and under the storage column, I see: Device Type is "Local" and the Vendor is "Synology" with the Model as "iSCSI Storage". Presumably ...
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message: “rpc error: code = PermissionDenied desc = Missing or insufficient permissions.”

In local system is working perfectly but when deployed to production using gcloud app deploy it is throwing error on every end point calling **> message: "rpc error: code = PermissionDenied desc = ...
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Accessing files from a multiple datastores on a VSAN in VMware

I have a VMware 6.7 environment running as a single datacenter, however with two clusters (say A-cluster and a B-cluster), each with 3 esxi hosts. A VSAN is configured on these clusters and has two ...
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How to Move Multiple VM's to Different datastore

I have tried and search multiple way to migrate VM's to different data store $existingds = Get-Content dummy path $newds = Get-Content dummypath Get-Datastore $existingds | Get-VM | Move-VM -...
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Unable to mount iSCSI shared Datastore on VMware ESXi

I had an iSCSI Datastore mounted and now am unable to remount it. There are 2 shares one of which is new and I want to copy the data from the old to the new. I have created a new datastore with the ...
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mount vmfs partition in esxi

I lost connection to an iSCSI disk, and after reconnecting the datastore has not mounted. I can see the VMFS partition, but I'm not sure how to mount it manually. The UI options don't seem to offer an ...
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VMWare ESXi: Mark Datastore device as Flash Disk

I just found out about this feature and many of my datastores are currently marked as HDD, even though they go to flash storage backends. If I try to makr them as flash storage, the VCSA complains ...
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Terraform, specifying location for vms on datastore

I was wondering as I couldn't find it in the documentation or I've missed it a lot. I am using Terraform 0.12.9 with newest vsphere provider. My goal is to do a clone from a template and it basically ...
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ESXi Server shows “Storage: 0” after updating via vib

I'm kinda lost, my ESXi kungfu is not strong enough obviously. What I did is put the server into maintenance and install the vib ESXi600-201905001.zip via ssh://esxcli software vib install --depot=/...
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Cannot increase disk space of a esxi VM

I wanted to increase the disk space of a VM in my VMware server esxi. I deleted a snapshot that was in the VM, but I canceled this operation unintentionally. Now, I can't see the snapshot in ...
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I can't create a Datastore in Esxi 6.7 U1

I have create a fresh install of Esxi 6.7 U1 after this i can't create in any mode the Datastore on System Disk, only on second disk, but why??
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ESXI Single drive SATA performance (onboard HP Proliant SATA SSD Port)

Good day, Sorry for my English, it is not my native language, and recenly I have less than it should be practice in analytical writing. I have an ESXi 6.0.0 Update 2 installed on a bare metal HP ...
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esxi 5.5 unable to detect previous hard disk

I have a 129GB SSD on HP Proliant DL380 G7 with ESXi 5.5 installed from a pen drive. The hard drive contains 2 virtual machines that contain a lot of work in them. I had to remove the drive as I am ...
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Issue with resizing disk on VMware VSphere

I have expanded a virtual disk for a Centos 7 virtual machine to 100 GB size. Then I used Gparted to add the unallocated 30GB to the /dev/sda1 partition. But when I execute df -h the new size of ...
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Google Cloud Datastore showing up as compute engine in usage reports

I have been using datastore for some weeks now and can't see any record of it in the usage reports, but i do have lots of "Compute Engine API" items. I am not running App Engine, i have my server on ...
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starting Virtual Machine on ESXi Host 6.5 standalone host fails

I am having an issue with my iscsi-datastore. My Virtual Machines are making a backup on second HD connected to each Virtual machine. This HDs are located on iscsi-datastore. In windows, Veeam does ...
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ESXI and RAID 5 manipulation error, help needed

I have a ESXI server with a RAID5 datastore on an P410 controller. Lastly, I had a disk failed and when I tried to replace it, like an idiot I removed the wrong disk ! So my raid was now in status "...
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VMware/Vcenter move file from datastore to another datastore

I have a machine template in datastore connected to one host. I want to move this template to another datastore connected to another host. They are in the same Vcenter but datastores are not connected ...
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Trouble creating a data store on ESXI 6.5 u1

I have a RAID 6 array (HP p822 controller v8.0 firmware) that I just added to my ESXI server. When I went to create a new data store I noticed it showed 2.92gb free of 10.92tb. This is a new array, ...
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How do i create multiple persistent VMs in esxi from a non persistent base VM?

We would like to create multiple VMs from the same base VMDK without the need to clone the full vmdk. Our goal is to have one e.g. 100GB base vmdk and X derived VMs, which only store their changes to ...
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Can I migrate a single disk from a datastore to another with “disks consolidation is needed” on VM?

I have a VMware's VM with configuration issue "Disks consolidation is needed" but Consolidation fail because datastore is full. In this situation, Can I migrate a single disk from this full datastore ...
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VMs invalid and datastore gone after replacing RAID controller

Replaced my RAID card in my Dell R710, and imported the foreign configuration from the last RAID card, ESXi started normally but the VMs are invalid and the datastore is gone. I'm going to guess that ...
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How to do a snapshot of a Datastore on esxi vmware - datastore snapshot as fast recovery backup

I have a server with hundreads of vms and the snapshot is very useful to me, on incidents i can restore a vm to a point on time in no time, but i have many datastores where operational data is stored ...
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strange behaviour while creating NFS datastore on load balanced servers

BACKGROUND vSphere client version = 5.1.0 VMWare ESXi version = 5.1.0 Server OS = RHEL version 6.8 virtualip = virtual IP server1 = ip address of server 1 server2 = ip address of server 2 lvsserver = ...
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How to remove inactive datastore from vSphere 6.0?

I followed this vmware guide to remove a storage device and replace with another. Everything worked fine apart from the fact the the datastore still show on the list as inactive. During the procedure ...
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The mysterious Cloud Datastore entries and keeps growing

My project is just a WordPress installation deployed to Google App Engine Standard Environment. According to the list of features, Datastore is not available for PHP, however I can see some Cloud ...
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Sharing NFS datastore between data centers

I have no long experience with vmware-vsphere 5.5 .. so i have simple question Is it possible to share NFS datastore across tow data centers? if yes ; is it good thing to do?
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failure in connceting to NFS server?

whe i try to create a NAS datastore(shareing_datastore) in vmware-vsphere , I have this error always
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datastore and network performance issues in ESXI

I am having a serious problem with a server running ESXi 6.0 Everything worked great last week. Now out of no where the whole thing is basically useless. I am getting datastore latency of up to 51 ...
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VM Inaccessible

So I had to remotely shut down my servers last night as the air conditioner crapped out on us. I shut down the VMs and then the hosts. Fired up the 2 hosts today which auto start the VMs. Datastores ...
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esxi vmware iscsi-datastore lost after power outage

I usually just try to find my own solution until it just works, this time not so much.. I have a ESXi cluster, with 2 hosts and 1x datastore cluster. Earlier today after a power outage, everything ...
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VMWare Datastore Availability Between Hosts

I'm having trouble getting my datastores to be visible to all hosts in my cluster. I could swear I've done everything right, but I clearly didn't, because I still can't get these datastores accessible ...
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VMWARE Guest Storage VMDK vs RDM-V vs RMD-P

When is it best to use VMDK, RDM-V or RDM-P? I have always defaulted to using the standard VMFS5 Datastores with VMDK files for each server. However I typically use RDM-V when I need an excessive ...
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GCP Datastore Dashboard says “Project does not exist” [closed]

After some testing calls to Google Datastore from our GKE cluster (unfortunately, cannot tell exactly what the calls were), we experienced a strange problem with our Datastore. When entering the ...
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Determine virtual server data use over multiple datastores

We currently have a physical server running 3 virtual servers spread across 3 datastores – 2 of which are networked datastores and 1 of which is the local datastore. One of the virtual servers has ...
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VMware - trigger alert when a VM moves to a particular datastore?

We have a VMware cluster that doesn't have SDRS enabled. We would like to know when a VM moves to a particular datastore on that cluster because that datastore is non-performance storage. I can't ...
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Copy VM folder from ESX 3.0.1 host

I am in need of the ability to copy files/folders from an ESX 3.0.1 datastore. Unfortunately, this version does not allow this via the VI client, and as such I have been looking to do this using SSH/...
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List all files on VMware datastores - PowerCLI/SSH?

I've a requirement to list all files across all datastores in my moderately sized VMware vSphere environment (30 ESXi hosts). Knowing a bit of Powershell I thought this would be easy but the process ...
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Upgrade Dell T320 Perc h310 Raid to h710 resulted in lost datastore

I am in trouble! So we bought this server a year and a half ago. Its a Dell T320. It came with a Perc h310 Raid card. I'll be honest I messed up the install. I didn't know about the SD cards and ...
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Can you list a Datastore Cluster's sDRS Schedule via PowerCLI?

We have a lot of datastore clusters, most if not all are supposed to have sDRS schedules applied to stop them moving VMs at busy periods. Obviously we could trawl through them manually to check if ...
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“I/O Error Occurred” in vSphere Client 4.1 uploading to datastore

Environment is VMware 4.1, 2 ESXi servers with a iSCSI 6TB datastore with 1.5TB free. ~30 VMs, small load, VMs working well. On the datastore I have an ISOs folder. Typically, I can upload new ...
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Need to recover soft deleted mailboxes on 2010 exchange server after 2013 migration failed

The situation I am facing is that we were in the middle of moving mailboxes from an exchange 2010 sp3 environment over to a server running exchange 2013 and the exchange 2013 server had a raid error ...
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Create user with read only permission to datastore but SSH access

I am scripting a backup job in which a remote computer connects to an ESXi 5 host and does SCP to copy files to another datastore on that host. As a precaution (since every script that can go wrong ...
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Esxi add existing datastore to another vm

I hope that someone would be able to help: We currently have a Centos 6.5 VM with a second .vmdk added of 22TB. The OS is located on datastore1 and the second hdd is on datastore2. I have created ...
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No LUN available to extend datastore

I have a HP DL380G5 with ESXi 5.5 and x4 146GB Sata disks in a RAID5 array. I have added one more disk to the server exactly as the other ones and, using SmartStart CD I managed to add the disk to the ...
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How to solve performance problems with VMware ESXi 5.5 on old Dell PowerEdge 2900 hardware [closed]

I have a couple of old Dell PowerEdge 2900 servers that have come free and I would like to use them to host a mail server cluster. They are a bit old, but have been running workhorses for a while, ...
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Replacing failed drive on a ESXi host

I have a failing drive on my ESXi 4 host and I'm going to replace it. There is no fault tolerance (RAID), each drive on its own. I'm planning do offline dding old drive to new one but I'm not sure ...
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ESXi 5 Add an existing lun to datastore without formatting

We have two hosts running VMWare ESXi 5.1.0. Both are connected to a RAID 5 array via iSCSI. The lun is an existing lun with vm on it but it is not reconized by the hosts after the reboot. it is ...
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How can I reset the Storage Manager password on a IBM DS5020 Storage Array on network using telnet?

I have an IBM DS5020 Storage Array to which the Storage Manager password is lost, but it has been configured on a network and the IP Address is known. How can I reset the password remotely without ...
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Missing datastore in ESXi 5.5 after IP change on disk enclosure (N.B. FC connection)

I have the following setup. 1 HP DL380 G5 1 HP MSA2012fc drive enclosure with 2 FC controllers The 2 are directly connected via fiberchannel, 1 connection to the b controller of the MSA (no switch) ...