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Change VM's datastore location ... manually

Hi all,

The process that I use to move VMs residing on VolA to VolB is as follows:

\- deregister them fr VolA,

\- move the folders fr VolA to VolB,

\- register them fr VolB.

This works fine for all small flat vmdk files. I just ran into one VM that has 600G on RMD disks. My question for the group is: is there a way for me to just copy the poniters and NOT the content of these files to the new volume ... say VolC which has only 50G.

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You could always simply create a new VM and point this at the RDM. This would work and be just as quick.