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8. Click Next to move through the wizard. A summary window of the current disk layout is
shown, followed by the option to name the new Datastore. In our example, we chose
RedbookTestThree, as shown in Figure 5-102.
Figure 5-102 Adding Datastore name
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9. Click Next and the final window presents the choice of creating the Datastore with the
default maximum size of the volume or a proportion of it. After you click Finish, the wizard
closes and you return to the storage view. In Figure 5-103, you see that the new volume
was added to the configuration.
Figure 5-103 Add Storage task complete
10.Highlight the new Datastore and click Properties (as shown in Figure 5-104).
Figure 5-104 Datastore properties
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The Datastore Properties window opens, as shown in Figure 5-105.
Figure 5-105 Datastore property details
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11.Click Manage Paths to customize the multipath settings. Select Round Robin (as shown
in Figure 5-106) and click Change.
Figure 5-106 Select a Datastore multipath setting
When the change completes, click Close and the storage disk is available and ready to use
with your VMware ESX server that uses Fibre Channel attachment.
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