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VMWare ESXi 5.5 create datastore error

posted on 2014-05-07 13:50:18

When trying to create a new datastore on a HDD which was partitioned previously, and you have chosen VMFS-5 the creating will fail with some strange partitioning error.

Solution is to create the datastore with VMFS-3 file format, which will work.
Afterwards delete the datastore, and try recreating it with VMFS-5, which will work then.

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