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    Shrinking THIN Disk not working with SDELETE and SVMOTION

    kcucadmin Enthusiast

      Hi gang.

       

      Been banging my head on this one.

       

      I have a VM with a THIN provisioned disk, i wanted to reclaim about 30GB of unused space.  I followed all the guides.  I degraged, then ran sdelete -c c: inside the guest vm. then performed a live SVMOTION to another datastore using THIN as the option.  my vmdk file did not shrink....

       

      help me out here, what am i missing.

       

      do i need to perform a SDELETE -z  to WIPE before the -c?

       

      everything i'm reading says just need to do -c.

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