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Unable to increase the VMFS datastore size while LUN has been expanded from storage side
By Jitendra | Aug 29, 2018 | In Articles | Update: Aug 29, 2018 | Total Views [ 137 ]
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Unable to increase the VMFS datastore size while LUN has been expanded from storage sie

There are some limitiation on ESXi 5.5 to which you need to do this from command line.

First add the last usable sector to the partition

Then Resize the partition

Later resize the VMFS volume

Refer the below attached screen shot and if any query comment me or mail me.

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Command is given below

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partedUtil get "/vmfs/devices/disks/naa.xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx"
partedUtil resize "/vmfs/devices/disks/naa.xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx" 1 2048 10737418206
vmkfstools --growfs /vmfs/devices/disks/naa.xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx:1 /vmfs/devices/disks/naa.xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx:1

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