Demuz
Enthusiast
Enthusiast

Upgrading VMFS3 Datastores to VMFS5

Hi,

If I have a VMFS3 datastore with 1MB block size limiting max file size to 256GB and I upgrade this datastore to VMFS5, will it remove this limit?

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Cooldude09
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Commander

yes, it will grow automatically only after ui exceed 2 TB limit

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nkrishnan
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Also you cannot modify the block size in VMFS5, it supported only 1MB

refer http://blogs.vmware.com/vsphere/2011/07/new-vsphere-50-storage-features-part-1-vmfs-5.html

--Nithin
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