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VOMA reports inconsistencies - what next ?

What is the recommended procedure after VMFS problems ?

Assume you see a VMFS-volume with harmless I/O errors,  with serious AIOMgr type 3 I/O errors or with VOMA reporting inconsistencies.
Is that volume still trustworthy ?

At the moment I recommend to move all data out of the datastore as soon as possible.
Then delete the VMFS-volume.
After the volume is deleted use dd if=/dev/zero of=/vmfs/devices/disks/<disk in question>
Then create new partitiontable and a new vmfs-volume.

In the last months I lost all trust in new VMFS-volumes that were created without wiping the LUN/Disk first.

What is the official recommended procedure in such a case ?

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