How to do it...

The following procedure will help you to mount VMFS volumes from storage devices that are detected as snapshots:

  1. Connect to vCenter Server using the HTML5 client and navigate to the Hosts and Clusters inventory.
  2. Right-click on the ESXi host to which the snapshot LUN has been mapped and go to Storage | Rescan Storage...:
Initiate Storage Rescan
  1. On the Rescan Storage window, click OK:
  1. Right-click on the ESXi host again and go to Storage | New Datastore...:
  1. On the New Datastore wizard's Type screen, select the datastore ...

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