TonyJK
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Best way to copy ISO and Tempate to another VMFS volume ?

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Since we are running out of disk space, we would like to change the size of an existing VMFS volume from 500GB to 400GB.  That VMFS volume contains ISO images and VM templates.

We have already created a new VMFS volume of size 400GB and would like to know what is the best way to copy those ISO and Templates from the 500GB to the 400GB size VMFS volume.  Can we make use of WinSCP or use command line ?

Your advie is sought.  

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EVW
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The easiest and fastest way to copy ISO files from one datastore to another, is to use Veeam FastSCP. It copies data directly from one host to another. And it is free (http://www.veeam.com/vmware-esxi-fastscp.html)

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AureusStone
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You could convert the templates to VMs then SVMotion them, then convert them back to a template.

As for the ISOs, depending on how many there is either just download and reupload using the datastore browser or just use WinSCP.

EVW
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The easiest and fastest way to copy ISO files from one datastore to another, is to use Veeam FastSCP. It copies data directly from one host to another. And it is free (http://www.veeam.com/vmware-esxi-fastscp.html)

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