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L. PatrãoVMware vSphere Essentialshttps://doi.org/10.1007/979-8-8688-0208-9_12

12. Managing Datastores

Luciano Patrão1  
Selfkant, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

When dealing with virtual environments, managing datastores is important. This section takes a dive into the management techniques for VMFS datastores, which are vital foundations in VMware environments. We start by discussing the process of deleting a VMFS. While it may seem straightforward, it requires attention to avoid any data loss and to maintain system integrity.

Then we explore the intricacies of resizing a VMFS. As storage requirements change over time, having the ability to resize datastores ...

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