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Call "HostDatastoreSystem.QueryVmfsDatastoreCreateOptions" for object "datastoreSystem-xxxx" on vCenter Server "w.x.y.z" failed.

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folks

new server.  esxi5.1 installed on ssd card.  boots okay.  vsphere client connects fine.  can't create datastore.  researched on the web.  partition looks good.  get following error + vsphere client gets disconnected from host.

Call "HostDatastoreSystem.QueryVmfsDatastoreCreateOptions" for object "datastoreSystem-xxxx" on vCenter Server "w.x.y.z" failed.

/dev/disks # partedUtil getptbl vml.0200000000690b11c04d5a1200192d7b79104d1a0c504552432048
msdos
2284556 47 36 3865468928
1 63 80324 222 0
2 81920 4276223 12 128

searched thru hostd.logs and didn't see anything unusual (grep Warnings)

any assistance appreciated.

thanks

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moxxie
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got it working.  dell server from factory with esxi installed on ssd.  had 2 partitions configured from factory.  1 with 19g and 1 with 1.8t (2 1t drives).  deleted 19g partition and re-initialized virtual disk.  able to create datastore without issue.

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moxxie
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got it working.  dell server from factory with esxi installed on ssd.  had 2 partitions configured from factory.  1 with 19g and 1 with 1.8t (2 1t drives).  deleted 19g partition and re-initialized virtual disk.  able to create datastore without issue.

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