lvaibhavt
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many partitions on a VMFS Datastore !!!

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Hi All,

Can you please let me know why do I have many partitions on a VMFS partitions;

This was  a new LUN given and we formatted it on VMFS 5.

Any suggestions why so many partitions?

many partitions.PNG

Thanks

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Kedar_D
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From the screenshot it looks like it is a boot LUN.

Please refer to below KB for partition details.

VMware KB: Recommended disk or LUN sizes for VMware ESX 3.x / 4.x and ESXi 3.x / 4.x / 5.x installat...

ESXi 5 partitions

------------------------------------------------------------ If you find this or any other answer useful please mark the answer as correct or helpful. Kedar http://virtualtechknow.wordpress.com/ ------------------------------------------------------------

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SureshKumarMuth
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Is your ESXi is running on USB device ?

Regards, Suresh https://vconnectit.wordpress.com/
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Kedar_D
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From the screenshot it looks like it is a boot LUN.

Please refer to below KB for partition details.

VMware KB: Recommended disk or LUN sizes for VMware ESX 3.x / 4.x and ESXi 3.x / 4.x / 5.x installat...

ESXi 5 partitions

------------------------------------------------------------ If you find this or any other answer useful please mark the answer as correct or helpful. Kedar http://virtualtechknow.wordpress.com/ ------------------------------------------------------------
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lvaibhavt
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Thanks Kedar !! Smiley Happy

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