Fixing "HostDatastoreSystem.QueryVmfsDatastoreCreateOptions" Issue

Having recently made a right old mess of my home lab, I set about building it from scratch over the weekend. Having installed some nice, fresh builds of ESXi 5.0 I started adding in my SATA disks and began to create VMFS datastores on the hosts. The first one worked ok. The second one didn't for some reason. I got an error part way through the “Add Storage” wizard. The error stack wasn't too helpful: Call “HostDatastoreSystem.QueryVmfsDatastoreCreateOptions” for object “datastoreSystem-9” on vCenter Server “svr-vcenter.vspecialist.co.uk” failed. I didn't…

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vStorage Virtual Machine File System (VMFS)

Rick Vanover has written a nice article on TechTarget that delves a bit into VMFS. It's the sort of thing that's good to know about if you're contemplating taking the Enterprise Exam. Read the full article here: Breaking down the vStorage Virtual Machine File System (VMFS)…

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